Peter Hughes, B.Sc.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hughes has 35 years’ business experience including senior-level executive and director positions in both private and public companies specializing in pharmaceuticals, alternative energy, transportation, mining, aquaculture and sports technology. Areas of experience include corporate structuring, private and public equity financings and public company management. Mr. Hughes is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelors’ degree in Science, Canadian Securities Course and Director’s and Officer’s Course. Mr. Hughes currently serves as a Director of a number of publicly traded companies.
Richard Lee, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lee is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is a Certified Management Accountant having obtained his designation in 1991. Mr. Lee has spent over 30 years either working for public accounting firms or for companies that trade on a recognized stock exchange. He has a wealth of financial and accounting experience working with and for public companies which trade in Canada on the TSX-Venture Exchange as well as with companies registered with the SEC in the United States. In addition, he has been involved in numerous start-up ventures.
Sassan Liaghat, PhD, Geology
Senior Geologist/Project Manager
Sassan Liaghat is a Geologist with a background in technical research related to mineral deposits at McGill, U.B.C., and the Mineral Deposits Research Unit (MDRU) at U.B.C. Mr. Liaghat has also gained valuable field experience as an exploration geologist with Amarc Resources and Nova Gold Resources in B.C. Canada. Mr. Liaghat has worked full time with the Company since early 2009 and manages the Company’s field exploration team and the Company’s GIS and mapping database.