Nolan Watson, Chairman
  • Mr. Watson co-founded and is currently the President and CEO of Sandstorm Gold Ltd (TSX:SSL / NYSEMKT:SAND), prior to which he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Silver Wheaton Corp. In that role, Mr. Watson developed the silver streaming business model and helped raise over US$1 billion in debt and equity to fund Silver Wheaton's growth. 

  • Mr. Watson is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Valedictorian), holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with honours, from the University of British Columbia. He has won numerous awards for his professional and charitable achievements including the Early Achievement Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, Canada's Top 40 Under 40 award, CEO of the Year by Business In Vancouver and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Justin Currie, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Chartered Professional Accountant with 20+ years of progressive experience leading complex manufacturing and service businesses in both financial & operational roles.

  • Significant M&A and transaction financing experience both from within private companies looking outwardly as well as an outside investor.

  • Recently a business partner and investor with Regimen Capital Partners, a private equity fund based in Vancouver (appointed CEO of TVE Industrial Services Ltd., one of the portfolio companies in March 2014).  

  • Previously EVP & Chief Operating Officer of Cascade Aerospace, a $120M revenue, 700 employee aerospace services firm based in Abbotsford, BC. Helped facilitate a highly successful sale to a strategic acquirer in late 2012. 

  • Before joining Cascade he was VP Finance at Zeugma Systems Inc., a Vancouver-based early stage next-generation telecom equipment company. He also spent six years with Creation Technologies Inc., a Burnaby based contract electronic manufacturer serving technology companies that scaled rapidly during his tenure. 

Victoria McMillan, Chief Financial Officer
  • Chartered Professional Accountant with over 15 years of financial experience. Victoria spent 8 years with PwC in London, England and Vancouver, B.C. where she was part of the audit group working across a variety of sectors including technology, telecommunications, entertainment & media, publishing and natural resources.

  • Over the last 7 years Victoria has gained significant public company experience at two mid-tier gold mining companies where she has held the positions of Financial Controller and VP Finance. During this time, Victoria was involved in M&A transactions, a US listing, as well as setting up and running a gold sales department. In addition, Victoria has led regulatory, tax and risk management functions and been responsible for developing insurance programs and placements. 

  • Victoria holds a BA (Hons) degree in Management Studies from the University of Nottingham, U.K.

Clark Hollands, Director
  • Mr. Hollands spent 33 years with KPMG and for 25 of those years he served as an International Tax Partner  with the Vancouver, Canada office of the firm. During his tenure Mr. Hollands was responsible for advising a number of Canada’s largest Western based companies on their taxation matters. During his lengthy career in public practice Mr. Hollands authored a number of articles on taxation matters and served on a number of professional organizations. 

  • In addition Mr. Hollands has been active in a variety of his own business endeavours and currently is a part owner and actively involved in a successful Canadian retailing business and serves on the boards of IQs -  an International Commodity Trading Fund and Just Energy – a Toronto and New York Listed public company.

  • Mr. Hollands is also actively involved in a variety of philanthropic initiatives which includes a director position on the Jim Pattison Foundation board.

Greg Smith, Director
  • Mr. Smith is currently the President of Equinox Gold, a publicly traded precious metals and copper company with assets in Brazil, Canada, Peru, Chile and Ecuador.

  • Prior to his role with Equinox Gold, he held the roles of CEO / President and director of Trek Mining, JDL Gold and Anthem United, as well as Esperanza Resources prior to its sale to Alamos Gold and Chief Financial Officer of Minefinders Corporation prior to its sale to Pan American Silver. Mr. Smith has also held management positions at both Goldcorp and the mining division of KPMG LLP.

  • Mr. Smith is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and was the recent recipient of the 2013 CA Early Achievement Award and named to the Business in Vancouver‘s Top 40 Under 40 list in 2014. Mr. Smith received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with distinction, from the University of Victoria.

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