Julien Davy, géo., M.Sc. & MBA – Président & CEO
Member of the OGQ and Qualified Person (QP) according to National Instrument 43-101
Julien began his career as an exploration geologist in the summer of 1996. Since then, he has assessed numerous projects at the exploration or more advanced stages in Canada and abroad, and has been involved in the acquisition and mining investment aspects. Julien has a Master’s from Université du Québec à Montréal and an MBA from HEC in Montréal. He has held the position of President at Stria Lithium and Senior Exploration Geologist at Osisko Mining Corporation Canada, and was an investment consultant for SIDEX s.e.c. of Montréal. Julien also worked for NioGold Mining Corporation in Val-d'Or, Hecla Mining in Venezuela, Cambior Exploration Canada, Anglo-American Exploration and the Ministry of Natural Resources of Québec. In 2015, Julien co-founded with Benoit Lafrance, Eureka Exploration, a private exploration company, which has been sold to Tarku Resources in June 2017. Julien is a Director of the AEMQ (Quebec’s exploration association), member of the OGQ and Qualified Person (QP) according to National Instrument 43-101.
Geneviève Boudrias, géo., M.Sc. – Geologist, GIS and Data Base specialist
Geneviève has over 27 years of experience in mining exploration starting in 1996 as a junior geologist. Geneviève worked as geologist in the Nunavik and all over Québec for both exploration and consultancy companies until 2008 when she started her own consultancy company. Since 2014 she is the founder and president of Geneviève Boudrias, Géologue Inc. Her professional practices covered projects in Canada, Russia and South America. Independent and Qualified Person (“QP”) under NI 43-101 regulations, she provides geological services in : GIS, data compilation, database management, QA/QC management, report writing, geological evaluation of mining properties, and claims management (Québec).
Patrick Laforest, géo., MBA – Consultant Geologist
Patrick has over 10 years of experience in mining exploration and production. During this period, he worked on base metal, battery and precious metal exploration, development and mining projects, working with companies such as: Canadian Royalties; Hecla Mining; and Nemaska Lithium. He recently completed an MBA at Laval University in Quebec, in 2020, and currently acts as a consulting geologist with several companies, including Tarku Resources, to plan, execute and manage exploration programs according to the company's strategy but also to audit projects for future acquisitions.
Michel Lebeuf – Corporate Secretary
Michel Lebeuf Jr. is a member of the Quebec and Canadian bar associations and is a partner in the Business Law Group with Dunton Rainville in Montreal, Quebec. Mr. Lebeuf has extensive experience in corporate and regulatory compliance, securities laws, corporate finance and in merger and acquisition negotiations. He has advised underwriters and issuers in financing transactions, IPOs, direct equity offerings, acquisitions, private investments, and rights offerings, primarily on the CSE and TSXV exchanges. Michel’s experience extends across a variety of sectors, including, blockchain markets, mining, telecommunications, biotech, cannabis, real estate, structured products, retail and fintech. Mr. Lebeuf is a member of the Canadian Securities Exchange Think Tank and holds a Bachelor of Political Science and a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Montreal.
Kyle Appleby, CPA CA – CFO
Mr. Appleby spent the first 10 years of his career working in public accounting where he worked in both audit and advisory practices working with private companies and investment funds. In 2007 Mr. Appleby left the world of public accounting to focus on providing management and accounting services to public companies across a variety of industries including junior mining, food production, agriculture, cannabis, technology, crypto-currency and others. Mr. Appleby has been the Chief Financial Officer for numerous companies, listed in Canada, US and London and has extensive experience in financial reporting, IPOs, fund raising, and corporate governance. He holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation and is a member in good standing of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and Canada. Mr. Appleby is also a director of two other public companies.