April 16, 2016

Board & Management

Christopher J. Berlet – BSc. (Mining), CFA

President & CEO


Christopher J. Berlet BSc. (Mining), CFA, President, CEO and Director Mr. Berlet is a graduate of Mining Engineering from Queen’s University (1990) and holds a Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1991). Mr. Berlet is a CFA Charter Holder (2004) and has business experience in both finance and the mineral industries. Mr. Berlet is also a Director of Canuc Resources Corporation.

John Nebocat – BSc. (Geology), P.Eng.

VP Exploration

Mr. Nebocat graduated from Montana College of Mineral Sciences & Technology, Butte, Montana (1984) with a Bachelors degree in Geological Engineering (Honours). Previously, he graduated from BCIT with a diploma in Mining Technology (1974). Mr. Nebocat has been involved in the earth sciences and mineral exploration for over forty years, twenty years as a consultant.

Jaimie Macphearson – CFO

Mr. Jaimie MacPherson is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience servicing businesses in the public and private market. He is the President of the MacPherson Group of Companies, one of which is a boutique accounting firm that provides CFO and other back office services primarily to junior mining and other small multinational companies.  Prior to starting the MacPherson Group, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a private equity group with committed capital of nearly $5 billion which invested in high tech companies based in the United States. He is a former KPMG manager and holds a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University.


Robert Lelovic – Board Member

Mr. Lelovic graduated with a Bachelor of Administrative Studies with a major in Accounting from York University in 1998. Having worked for one of the world’s largest professional services firms for over ten years, Mr. Lelovic has extensive experience in public company reporting, corporate governance, and compliance. His work has spanned a variety of industries including consumer industrial products, technology, oil and gas, and mining. Mr. Lelovic is the Managing Director of Robert Lelovic Professional Corporation, a company registered with the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario authorized to engage in the profession of public accounting. He currently serves on various public company boards.

Raymond Leach – B.Comm, LLM

Independent Director

Mr. Leach was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1976. He received his education at the University of Waterloo (B.A. 1971) and the University of Western Ontario (LL.B. 1974). Mr. Leach is a partner with Siskinds and has been certified as a specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1990.

Stephen Walmsley, DSV

Independent Director

Stephen Walmsley is a graduate of Queen’s University (HBA 1977) and an advanced strategic leadership program at Harvard University (1993). His career was in Canadian and international banking and securities, followed by many years working with leading Wall Street and Bay Street firms, focused on advising and coaching their leadership. He has worked extensively as an expert consultant and as a business advisor, supporting the success of founders and growth oriented executive teams.