Mr. Pettigrew, M.Sc., P.Geo.
President and Chief Executive OfficerMr. Pettigrew received his B.Sc. (Hons.) in Environmental Geochemistry from the University of New Brunswick in 1999 and his M.Sc. degree in Earth Sciences from the University of Ottawa in 2004. Mr. Pettigrew has significant experience in Battery metals with experience in lithium, cobalt and nickel exploration. He has a long history in northeast Ontario’s Cobalt camp having first worked there in 2004. Notable companies he was worked with include Rainy River Resources Ltd., PC Gold Inc., Temex Resources Corp., Placer Dome CLA Inc. and Goldcorp Inc. He has held both officer and director positions at several TSX and TSX-V listed junior companies and has also worked for the Ontario Geological Survey as a Senior Precambrian Geoscientist. Mr. Pettigrew is also a founder of Fladgate Exploration Consulting Corporation of Thunder Bay, ON, a full-service mineral exploration consulting firm with a roster of publicly traded clients.
Jeffrey A. Cocks
DirectorMr. Cocks is currently Chief Executive Officer of West Isle Ventures, Ltd., a Canadian company that provides consulting, administrative and operational services to various sector start-ups, and natural resource companies. Mr. Cocks has an extensive financial, operational and administrative background, having over twenty five years’ experience with various sector start-ups and natural resource companies. He has managed numerous multi-million dollar exploration programs throughout the world for resource companies. He has served as a director/officer for several public companies both in the United States and Canada. Mr. Cocks has a degree from Simon Fraser University in its securities program.
Chris Hobbs, CA
CFO and DirectorMr. Hobbs has worked with several public companies, accounting and securities firms in an accounting, management, director or CFO role in the past 20 years. Mr. Hobbs co-founded Pine Point Capital Advisors Inc., in January 2008 and has extensive experience in the investment banking sector. He served as a Senior Manager of KPMG LLP from 1990 to 1999. Mr. Hobbs is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Ontario and holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
James Place, P.Geo.
DirectorMr. Place is a registered Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) in the Province of BC (1992) and in this function has worked for government and private industry as a consultant for 24 years including engineering groups, environmental assessment specialists, and private industrial mineral developers. He has more than 30 years of experience providing professional support to government and private organizations carrying out construction and mining operations including property assessment, project planning and management, supervision, and administration for all types of engineering and development projects.
Howard D. Milne
Vice-President of Business Development and DirectorMr. Milne has nearly four decades of experience in sales and marketing, and has played a pivotal role in the development and success of several public and private companies. He was instrumental in the launching of Victory Ventures on the TSX Venture Exchange in the summer of 2011.