Management & Board

Craig Parry

Executive Chairman

  • Co-founder and Chairman of Inventa Capital – a private natural resources investment company
  • Chairman of Skeena Resources – Golden Triangle focused developer of Eskay Creek and Snip mines
  • Former CEO and founder of IsoEnergy, a successful uranium exploration company focused on Canadian Assets
  • Founding director of NexGen Energy
  • Founding shareholder and Senior Advisor to EMR Capital, 10 years at Rio Tinto. 

Chris Donaldson

CEO & Director

  • Experienced executive with 25 years focusing on capital markets, government and community relationships 
  • Former Director of Corporate Development and Community with Western Copper and Gold (TSX and NYSE American listed company)
  • CEO and Director of Outback Goldfields Corporation (CSE:OZ)

Michael Konnert

Director

  • Founder, President and CEO of Vizsla Silver Corporation
  • Co-Founder and Managing Partner in Inventa Capital, 10+ years experience in mining and capital markets
  • Former CEO and co-founder of Cobalt One Energy –Aquired by Blackstone Minerals (ASX-BSX)
  • Entrepreneur with Bachelor of Commerce from Royal Roads University

Simon Cmrlec

Director

  • Founder, President and CEO of Vizsla Silver Corporation
  • Co-Founder and Managing Partner in Inventa Capital, 10+ years experience in mining and capital markets
  • Former CEO and co-founder of Cobalt One Energy –Aquired by Blackstone Minerals (ASX-BSX)
  • Entrepreneur with Bachelor of Commerce from Royal Roads University

Karlene Collier

Director

  • 15+ years of experience in capital markets and M&A
  • Scaled the first publicly listed cryptocurrency company in Canada with a market capitalization of over $1.7B 
  • Recent focus on natural resource sector where she has managed and scaled a portfolio of companies in her current role as Vice President of Operations at Inventa Capital

Steve Blower

VP of Exploration

  • A professional geologist with over 30 years of experience in the minerals industry
  • Former President and CEO of Pitchstone Exploration Ltd., VP Exploration for Denison Mines Corp., VP Exploration for IsoEnergy Ltd., and a consultant/Director of 92 Energy
  • Former mine geologist at the Huckleberry and Similco open pit copper mines in British Columbia
  • BSc in Geological Sciences from the University of British Columbia and an MSc in Geological Sciences from Queen's University.)

Grant Tanaka

CFO

  • 15+ years of financial leadership experience in the mining industry 
  • Former Director of Finance Operations with Ma’aden Gold & Base Metals  
  • Formerly held senior finance positions at Teck Resources Limited, New Gold, and Copper Mountain Mining Corporation. 
  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration, specializing in Entrepreneurial Leadership and is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)