Directors & Management

Robert Rosner : CEO and President

Mr. Rosner has significant experience as a mining industry entrepreneur and executive. Early in his career he initiated the formation of a number of junior exploration mining companies, including Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE: FSM) and Niogold Mining Corp. (TSX.V: NOX – Acquired and wholly owned by Osisko), and played instrumental roles in managing these, and other, resource ventures involved in early stage exploration, resource location, delineation, and development. He has successfully utilized his extensive experience in public and private company management for over 30 years.

Mr. Rosner has acted as an officer and director of both Canadian and U.S. listed companies, providing senior management of reporting compliance, oversight and fiduciary capacities, and directing corporate activities. He also has significant experience in Initial Public Offerings, Mergers & Acquisitions, and reverse takeovers.

Steven Cozine : CFO

Mr. Cozine has over 25 years of experience in venture capital markets as an officer and director of publicly listed companies in the mining, industrial and high-tech sectors. His experience covers a wide range of corporate management duties with a focus on governance and regulatory compliance, project management, corporate finance including private funding and prospectus offerings, human resources, strategic planning and corporate operations.

Shaun Dykes : Vice President and Director

Shaun M. Dykes, M.Sc. (Eng.), P. Geo is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of American CuMo Mining company a company currently developing the large CuMo deposit in Idaho, which Mr. Dykes was responsible for obtaining and developing to its current state. Mr Dykes will continue to work for both companies in aiding and developing the various projects.

Francis Akpata : Director

Mr. Akpata currently serves as Managing Partner at Majlis Investment Partners and has more than 15 years of experience in international marketing and business development. During this period he has systematically built up a network of clients/investors in the GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) the U.S. and Europe (Italy, Monaco, the UK, Switzerland and Scandinavia).
Mr. Akpata was a Principal of Industry Capital LLC where he developed that company’s energy platform focusing on oil & gas/power in North America and emerging markets. During his tenure with Industry Capital, he championed deep value strategies in order to identify specific opportunities in energy markets while mitigating risk through structured funding policies, proper opportunity evaluation, planned exit strategies, and the use of innovative technologies in order to reduce costs and project development time.
Mr. Akpata is also a Director of Safen PLC UK, and holds BA degree from King’s College London.

Sonny Janda : Director

His work ranges from Operational to Financial Management of Commercial and Residential Assets and as well as Business Developer for future investments. He also holds notable board positions on Mag One Products Inc., Desert Gold Ventures Inc., Grenville Gold Corp. and Acana Capital Corp. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University.