Management & Directors

Karim Rayani 248x300 1 Power One Corp. Management

Karim Rayani

CEO, President & Director

Mr. Rayani for the past 15 years has been focused on financing both domestic and international mineral exploration and development projects. Mr. Rayani is currently Chief Executive Officer, Director of Falcon Gold Corp.; Chair of R7 Capital Ventures Ltd.; Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of District 1 Exploration Corp. Prior to these postings, he worked independently as a management consultant and financier to companies in the junior mining, biomedical, and technology sectors raising over $100 Million in the last few years, for both public and private companies. Mr. Rayani brings an extensive network of contacts throughout North America and Europe, with a focus on Institutional accounts.

Brian Crawford Power One Corp. Management

Brian Crawford

Chief Financial Officer – Director

Mr. Crawford, CPA, CA, holds a B. Com. from the University of Toronto and brings extensive experience as a senior financial executive. He has held positions in both public and private companies and has served as a partner in a national firm of chartered professional accountants. Brian is a founder and/or co-founder of several companies currently listed on the TSXV (TSX Venture Exchange) or the CSE (Canadian Securities Exchange). Presently, Brian serves as a Director, Corporate Secretary, and/or CFO of multiple TSXV or CSE listed companies, which include Colibri Resource Corporation, Searchlight Resources Inc., CBLT Inc., and Tempus Capital Inc.

Dean Pekeski Power One Corp. Management

Dean Pekeski

Geologist – Director

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.​

Fraser Rieche Power One Corp. Management

Fraser Rieche


Mr. Rieche holds a BA in Economics and boasts 25 years of international project management experience, with a focus on logistics planning and corporate finance. His expansive career spans various resource-based industries and financial institutions worldwide. He has significantly contributed to the development and financing of mining projects across North and South America, as well as energy, oil and gas, fisheries, and forestry projects globally. Mr. Rieche has also collaborated with NGOs and led the consulting team that prepared a report for the United Nations, examining options for legalizing the mining of coltan and tantalum in National Parks and Wildlife Refuges in the Congo. Alongside his impressive career, Mr. Rieche is a co-founder and partner at SKU Media Corp., a public relations and marketing firm, and several other internet- and media-based companies.