MANAGEMENT PROFILE 2019-03-18T18:08:06+00:00

John Roozendaal

President, CEO

John Roozendaal, age 47, has acted as a director since our incorporation. He has been a director of North American Nickel (TSXV:NAN) since April 2010. Mr. Roozendaal has been the President of VMS Ventures Inc. (TSXV:VMS) since June 2002, a director of VMS Ventures Inc. since May 2000 to the present, a director of Scout Exploration Inc. (OTCQB:SCXN) since December 2007, the President of Scout Exploration Inc. since May 2000, and the President and a director of Harvest Gold Corp. (TSXV:HVG) since December 2005. Mr. Roozendaal obtained a B.Sc. (Geology) in 1996 from Brandon University. Mr. Roozendaal is a member of the Company’s audit committee.

Jason Walsh


Mr. Walsh has over 20 years of relevant business experience including 10 years as a stockbroker, which allowed him to gather invaluable experience and insight into the formation and financing of venture capital companies. In 2003, he joined Thelon Ventures Ltd. as President and since that time has been responsible for the financing of its projects and overseeing its day-to-day operations.  Mr. Walsh has held the position of President and CEO with Global Li-Ion Graphite since its incorporation on February 8, 2012.  He has been a director, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Scout Exploration Inc. (OTCQB:SCXN) from March 3, 2006 to the present; and Director and officer of International Ranger Corp. (OTC Pink: IRNG) from February 2005 to the present.  Mr. Walsh acted as Secretary of Zadar Ventures Ltd. (TSXV:ZAD) from April 9, 2010 to the present and Chief Financial Officer from June 22, 2010 to December 31, 2011 and was a Director and Chief Financial Officer of Ringbolt Ventures Ltd. (TSX-Venture: RBV, Frankfurt: 3OZ, OTCQX: RNGTF) from July 2006 to Nov 2008.


Geoff Watson

CFO, Director, Secretary

Mr. Watson has acted as a director of the Company since its incorporation on February 8, 2012.  He is currently a principal of Complete Communications Inc. a private company that provides services relating to accounting and financial matters.  He was a director and officer of Eagle Mt. Gold Corp. (TSXV:Z, Frankfurt:E9X1, OTCQX:EMGCF) from December 2012 to March 2014, has been a director and officer of Pubco since October, 2010 and has been a director and officer of Zadar Ventures (TSXV:ZAD) since December, 2011.  Mr. Watson completed the TSX Internal control workshop in May, 2011 and the TSX Venture filing fundamentals course in June, 2011.

Sam Malin


Mr. Malin holds a BSc (Hons) in Geological Engineering from Queens University in Canada and completed graduate studies in England at the University of Cambridge. His prior experience includes as positions with Standard & Poor’s, Arthur D. Little and Dome Petroleum Limited, as well as advisory positions to the European Commission. He is fluent in French and conversant in several other languages.

Glen Macdonald, P.Geo

Mr. Macdonald has extensive board experience with junior exploration companies having been a founding director of several since the mid 1980’s. He is a self-employed Consulting Professional Geologist, a B.Sc. graduate of the University of British Columbia, a member of the Alberta Professional Engineers Geologists and Geophysicists Association since 1982, and of the British Columbia Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists since 1993. A professional geologist, Mr. MacDonald consults and manages exploration and mining development projects for major and junior mining companies. He currently holds positions as Director and/or Senior Manager (finance and project analysis) with numerous junior mining companies.
He has designed & managed exploration campaigns worldwide for both metals & gemstones, & has concentrated primarily on Canadian diamond & gemstone exploration for the past 10 years. He has served on the Boards of numerous public companies with management roles in technical, project management & financing.