CEO, President & Director
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Crawford, CPA, CA holds a B. Com. From the University of Toronto and has extensive experience as a senior financial executive with public and private companies and as a partner in a national firm of chartered professional accountants. Brian founded and/or co-founded several companies currently listed on the TSXV or the CSE. Brian currently serves as a Director, Corporate Secretary, and/or CFO of several TSX Venture Exchange or Canadian Securities Exchange listed companies including Colibri Resource Corporation, Searchlight Resources Inc., CBLT Inc., and Tempus Capital Inc.
Pekeski is a Professional Geologist with over 20 years of experience in mineral exploration and project development. From 1996 to 2008, he served as exploration geologist and project manager with Rio Tinto Exploration exploring for base metal and diamond deposits in Nunavut, North West Territories, Northern Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, Southern Africa, and India. Mr. Pekeski was the project manager for the Rio Tinto exploration team that discovered and evaluated the diamondiferous Bunder kimberlites. As Executive Vice President, Western Potash Corp., he successfully managed the Milestone Potash Project in Saskatchewan from discovery, through pre-feasibility and feasibility, environmental permitting approval, and project financing. Current Vice President – Project Development for Crystal Peak Minerals. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Earth Sciences.
Mr. Rieche has a BA in Economics and has 25 years of experience in international project management, logistics planning, and corporate finance, having worked with resource-based industries and financial institutions worldwide. He has helped to develop and finance mining projects in both North America and South America along with energy projects, oil and gas projects, fisheries projects, and forestry projects in many different areas of the world. Mr. Rieche has worked with NGOs and was a lead consultant in preparing a report submitted to the United Nations which examined options for legitimizing the mining of coltan and tantalum in National Parks and Wildlife refuges in the Congo. Mr. Rieche is a co-founder of and partner in SKU Media Corp., a public relations and marketing company, and various other internet and media-based companies.