Board of Directors
Christopher J. Berlet, BSc (Mining), CFA
President, CEO & Director
Mr. Christopher Berlet is President and CEO of Stakeholder and serves as a Director. Christopher is a graduate of Mining Engineering from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) and holds a Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (London, England). He is a CFA Charter Holder and has business experience in both finance and the mineral industries. Mr. Berlet is CEO and a Director of Canuc Resources Corporation and is also a Director of Rogue Resources Inc.
Marcus Chase, B.Eng. (Electrical)
Mr. Chase is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from McGill University (1993). Mr. Chase’s career in Telecommunications followed the rollout of cellular networks throughout Latin America and especially Brazil. A long-time investor in mineral exploration projects, Mr. Chase is the founder of TNO Mining INC. and operates Black Lake Mineração LTDA, a granite extraction company based in Espirito Santo, Brazil.
Sean Samson, BA, MBA
Mr. Samson has an undergraduate degree from Harvard University (USA) and has an MBA from Cambridge (UK). He is President and CEO of Rogue Resources Inc. and has served as a Vice President for both First Nickel Inc. (“FNI”) and Kinross Gold Corporation. Sean has served as an elected board member of PDAC and as a Cleantech advisor at MaRS, a Toronto based innovation Centre. In 2012, Sean won the Canadian Young Mining Leader award from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
Ben Davies, Director
Mr. Davies is an experienced portfolio manager and fintech entrepreneur with over 20 years of Investment Management and Principal trading experience and has founded and scaled several financial services companies.
Mr. Davies is co-founder and COO of HugoSave, a fintech company based in Singapore which provides ‘Wealthcare’ services through one single mobile application. He is also a co-founder of Hinde Capital which managed the Hinde Dividend Value Fund and the Hinde Gold Fund, a leading international Precious Metals Fund from 2007 to 2012. His macro and commodity insights have received extensive coverage in the firm's renown HindeSight Investor Letter.
Mr. Davies was a founding partner of Variant Perception, an independent global macro research firm, and was a former Head of US Rates and Principal trading at RBS Greenwich Capital in London, UK.
Artie Li, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer & Director
Artie Hao Li CPA, CA is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. Li has half a decade of public accounting experience gained with Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Li has experience working with audit and accounting functions for public and private companies across various industries, and has knowledge of financial reporting and accounting standards. Mr. Li holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and has been practicing in the accounting profession for five years.