Mr. Matysek is a geologist/geochemist with over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. Since 2004 as either CEO or Executive Chairman, Mr. Matysek has sold 6 publicly listed exploration and development companies, in aggregate worth over $2 billion. Most recently In the lithium space, he was Executive Chairman of Lithium X Energy Corp., which was sold to Nextview New Energy Lion Hong Kong Limited for $265 million in cash. He was previously CEO of Lithium One, which merged with Galaxy Resources of Australia to create a multi-billion-dollar integrated lithium company. In June 2021 as CEO Mr. Matysek sold Gold X Mining to Gran Columbia Gold Corp in an all share deal for $315 millionMr. Matysek was also President and CEO of Goldrock Mines Corp., which sold to Fortuna Silver Mines in July 2016. He served as CEO of Potash One, which was acquired by K+S Ag for $434-million cash in a friendly takeover in 2011. Mr. Matysek was also the co-founder and CEO of Energy Metals Corp., a uranium company that grew from a market capitalization of $10 million in 2004 to approximately $1.8 billion when sold in 2007.
Rob began his career as an Equities Trader and Stock Broker in 1996 with Yorkton Securities Inc. He joined Standard Securities Capital Corporation and became Chairman in 2007, merged it with Wolverton Securities Ltd. in 2009 and sold it to PI Financial Corp with $6 Billion in AUM in 2016. Rob is a Co-Founder, CEO & Director of LIthiumBank Resources Corp. and currently on the BOD of Caerus Capital Partners Inc., Graphene Manufacturing Group Pty, Spectre Capital Corp. and DCARB Hydrogen Solutions.
University of Alberta Graduate and Professional Geologist, registered at APEGBC. 15 years of experience managing the exploration and development of commodities including gold, silver, copper, lithium and rare earth elements. Mr. Piepgrass is a Qualified Person pursuant to National Instrument 43-101 standards for disclosure for mineral projects.
Jon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Alberta and a MSc in Geology from the University of Alberta. Jon’s ability has led to the discovery and capture of several fields with over two billion dollars spent to date on targets he has identified. He helped bring Black Swan Energy from no production making Black Swan Energy the 4th largest private producer of oil and gas in Canada.
Fehr & Associates provides consulting services to a number of mineral exploration companies with more than 25 years of business experience with management, complex transactions, corporate finance, financial reporting, governance, and regulatory compliance.