Director, President & CEO
Johan Grandin is a well experienced mineral exploration financier and exploration company executive. Working with public companies for over 25-years, Johan has a proven track record of raising venture capital as well as extensive expertise in corporate financial restructuring and capital markets. Through his past officer and director positions for various public issuers, he has the knowhow to streamline growth initiatives and increase shareholder value. Johan holds a M.Sc. degree in Business Economics and Engineering Physics from Uppsala University, Sweden.
P.Geo, Senior Consulting Geologist , Qualified Person
Dave Gamble is a professional geologist with experience at senior level in mineral exploration with supervision and management skills from small to large exploration projects, as a corporate employee with B.P. Resources Canada Ltd and as a consulting geologist with Dave Gamble Geoservices Inc. Dave is a well-respected experienced geologist with more than 40 years of professional experience in the industry and is familiar with the geological setting of the Gowganda West property. Dave’s mineral exploration responsibilities have included managing and maintaining industry standard quality control and security of sampling procedures from initial sample collection through to assay lab procedures to geological interpretation.
He was directly responsible for the original discovery of the Grevet Township Cu-Zn-Ag massive sulphide deposit near Lebel sur Quevillion, Quebec in 1978 for Selco Mining Corporation Ltd., and was also directly responsible for the volcanogenic Cu-Zn-Co-Ag massive sulphide discoveries at the Potter Mine in Munro Township in Northeastern Ontario in 1997-2008.
Director, Qualified Person and VP Exploration
Mark Fedikow is a graduate of the Department of Geology, University of Windsor (Honours B.Sc. in geology and a M.Sc. in geophysics and geochemistry). Subsequently he received a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Scholarship and completed a Ph.D. in Exploration Geochemistry. During his 40+ year career he has worked for a variety of junior and major mining exploration companies. He has received the Provincial Geologists gold medal, Canadian national award for excellence in geosciences.
Exploration Manager, Advisory Board
Tom O’Connor has been active in the Ontario and Quebec mining scene from grass-rooted exploration to development to production for over 30 years. He has managed his own projects and for companies in the Kirkland Lake district as well as prospective gold and base metal projects in nearby Gowganda, Ontario. For more than 10 years, he was a mining claims inspector for the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development. Tom is an invaluable asset as iMetal’s hands-on exploration manager, ensuring that all aspects of the company’s ongoing exploration and development programs proceed as planned.
Gary Grabowski, who held the post of district geologist for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines for more than 35 years, is currently a director of both the Northern Prospectors Association and the Ontario Prospectors Association. He is also a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada.
During his tenure with the Ontario government, Gary Grabowski was responsible for monitoring, facilitating and stimulating exploration, development and production of the district’s mineral resources and providing professional technical advice and information about the district’s geology and mineral potential to a wide range of client groups.
Director & Chief Financial Officer
Scott Davis is a partner of Cross Davis & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants, a firm focused on providing accounting and management services for publicly-listed companies. His experience includes CFO positions of several companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and his past experience consists of senior management positions, including four years at Appleby as an Assistant Financial Controller. Prior to that, he spent two years at Davidson & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants as an Auditor and five years with Pacific Opportunity Capital Ltd. as an Accounting Manager.