Team

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Management

Mr. Logan B. Anderson is a graduate of Otago University, New Zealand, with a Bachelors Degree of Commerce in Accounting and Economics (1977). From 1977 to 1982 Mr. Anderson was employed as an associate chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in New Zealand (1977 to 1980) and Canada (1980 to 1982). Mr. Anderson holds the designation of ACA with the Chartered Accountants (Australia and New Zealand). He also currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director of Wolverine Minerals Inc., a company engaged in the exploration and development of mineral properties in Mexico. From 1982 to 1992 Mr. Anderson was comptroller of Corhart Management Group Inc., a management services company which was responsible for the management of a number of private and publicly traded companies.

Since 1993, Mr. Anderson has served as President of Amteck Financial Services Company, a private financial consulting services company servicing both private and public companies. Throughout this period Mr. Anderson has acted as a director and held various executive officer positions in numerous public companies including 3D Systems Inc., PLC Systems Inc., Worldbid Corp. and many other public companies.

Mr. Charles Golding has been a CFO, controller, and director of many junior mining and exploration companies and part of many private and public placements in the mining industry. His experience in public filings spans over 12 years and has been the lead in multiple ERP and accounting system implementations.

Mr. Golding is currently a Controller and Operational Excellence Superintendent for Teck Coal Limited, the largest coal producer in Canada, producing over 26 million tonnes of steeling making met coal. Previously he was the Administration and Finance Superintendent for Thompson Creek’s Endako Mine, that produced and dried molybdenum.

Mr. Golding received his MBA from Golden Gate University in 1986, his Certified Public Accounting designation in 2004, and his Chartered Accounting designation in 2006. He is currently licensed with the Washington State Board of Accountancy and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.

Mr. Jeremy Ross specializes in raising capital for private and public companies, with a particular focus on mining, energy, renewable energy, alternative energy, technology, bio-technology and bio-medical sectors. Through his role as President of Opus 3 Capital he has raised over $170 million in financing over the last ten years for start-ups in the private and micro-cap sectors.

Jeremy Ross has an extensive network of contacts in the institutional and capital markets space as well as strong relationships with private equity and high net worth individual investors. In addition, he has a strong background in corporate development and is skilled at planning and implementing high-profile market awareness, lead generation and corporate growth campaigns. Of particular note is his expertise in taking private companies public.

As well as being the founding President of Opus 3, Jeremy Ross is also a director of Fission Uranium, Fission 3.0 Corp and Toro Resources. Prior to joining Fission Uranium Board, he provided corporate development consultancy to Fission Energy Corp. which sold the majority of its assets to Denison Mines in 2013 in a high profile deal and subsequently spun out Fission Uranium.

Dr. John Burba is a physical chemist and a world-renowned pioneer in lithium and other mineral extraction technologies. Dr. Burba’s 35-year career includes lengthy periods at Dow Chemical Co., FMC Corp., and Great Lakes Chemical Corp. (now Chemtura Corp.), where he worked on a number of lithium brine projects in North and South America.

Most recently, Dr. Burba served as CEO of Simbol Materials, a company focused on the recovery of lithium from geothermal brines in southern California. Under his leadership, Simbol successfully developed a proprietary process capable of producing low-cost, high-purity lithium products from brines that were previously believed to be too high in contaminants to be economically processed. Dr. Burba also recently served as Chief Technology Officer and Executive VP of Molycorp Inc., where he was instrumental in identifying and developing numerous rare earths technologies as part of the Project Phoenix redevelopment of the Mountain Pass facilities.

Mr. Marc Privitera is a chemical engineer with over 30 years experience in chemical process design and engineering. He is a proven leader with a long track record of success in developing technologies and advancing projects for both large corporations and venture capital funded startups. One of his trademarks is the ability to take complex technical systems and refine them into simple investment propositions using straightforward financial and technical feasibility analysis.

Mr. Privitera is the Principal Engineer and Co-Founder of PreProcess Inc., a California-based process development, engineering, and automation firm. Recent achievements within the lithium space include the development, engineering, and pilot operations for a $400MM lithium hydroxide plant for Simbol Materials, and consulting for various spodumene projects around the world.

Prior to founding PreProcess Inc., Mr. Privitera enjoyed a 19-year career with The Clorox Company, serving as a Research Fellow and leading their Process Development Group. As an innovator and inventor, Mr. Privitera holds a number of US patents, and is an industry-based chemical engineering professor at San Jose State University.

Jack Steinhauser is a business executive and financier with 32 years of experience in the oil & gas and technology industries.  Jack has been President and CEO of three Canadian public oil and gas exploration companies.  At the present time he is the owner and President of Hunter Stuart Energy Advisors, Inc., a sell-side advisory firm working with oil and gas companies to divest assets, finance drilling joint ventures, or secure corporate finance.  During his career, he has managed the generation, assembly, marketing, deal negotiation, and operational aspects of over seventy oil and gas exploration and development projects in the United States, South America and Eastern Europe and raised over $200 million in capital for oil and gas companies including private equity placements into private and public companies, private mezzanine debt placements, and project financing.

Jack received a BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College in 1979.  Mr. Steinhauser attended graduate school at the University of Denver where he was one of the first participants in the Master of International Management Program, graduating in 1982.

Cliff Clark is a geologist/geophysicist with 45 years of experience in the oil & gas industry.  Cliff has worked as an employee for major and independent companies and has been an independent consultant for numerous private and public oil and gas exploration companies.  His career included both staff and managerial positions.  At the present time he is a consultant focusing on oilfield brine projects possessing Lithium potential in the US and is affiliated with Hunter Stuart Energy Advisors, Inc.  During his career, he has managed the technical generation and assembly of multiple projects and prospects in virtually every sedimentary basin in North America and several international ventures and was instrumental in the drilling of dozens of these projects.

Cliff received a BS in Geology from Edinboro State University in 1970 and a MS in Geology/Geophysics from Northern Illinois University in 1972.  Mr. Clark conducted his Masters research in Antarctica in 1971 as part of the US National Science Foundation Antarctic Research Program.  He is a Certified Petroleum Geophysicist (American Association of Petroleum Geologists # 62), a Licensed Professional Geologist (Illinois # 196-000493), and a Registered Professional Geologist (Wyoming PG-1897).