Mr. Kalt is an experienced executive who has founded and built a number of significant private and publicly-traded companies. He serves as CEO of Red Lake Gold Inc. and Dixie Gold Inc., and previously served as the CEO of Gold Royalties Corporation, which was publicly-traded until its acquisition by Sandstorm Gold. He serves on the board of directors for a number of publicly-listed and privately-held corporations. Mr. Kalt holds a B. Comm. (Honours) from Queen's University, an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario, an LL.M. in Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Law from the University of Calgary and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Richard Ivey School of Business.
Mr. Hearst is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the resource industry, including 15 years as a Chief Financial Officer of junior and senior public companies. He currently acts in a financial advisory capacity for emerging entities in the resource industry and prior thereto was the Chief Financial Officer of Canacol Energy Ltd., a publicly traded oil and gas company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Hearst is an experienced leader in corporate governance and serves on the board of directors for a number of publicly traded companies.
Mr. Hodgson has had an extensive career in the capital markets and with listed issuers incorporating leadership roles in a diverse range of private industry companies, including currently as the Chief Financial Officer at Tevano Systems Holdings Inc. which holds Aqua-Eo Ltd., an ESG-focused industrial technologies company that is developing commercial extraction solutions for lithium and other critical minerals by way of effluent treatment for the mining and oil & gas sectors. Mr. Hodgson has also served as an investment banker at Corpfinance International Inc. for 11 years, specializing in infrastructure debt and equity financing and his experience includes First Nations negotiations, corporate and financial strategy development as well as public issuer undertakings. He is an experienced corporate director and has served on the boards of numerous public companies throughout his well-established career.
Ms. Kalt is an experienced executive who has helped lead the planning, design and construction of more than $8 billion of infrastructure projects across Canada. Based in Toronto, Ms. Kalt is a registered architect in the Province of Ontario and holds certification as a Professional Land Economist. In addition to her professional roles, she serves as a Vice-President of the Association of Ontario Land Economists. She also holds membership with the Project Management Institute and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. Ms. Kalt holds a Master of Business Administration from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, a Master of Architecture from the University of Waterloo, an Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Calgary.
Nicholas Koo, CPA, CA brings significant experience in financial reporting roles covering many industries including junior mining, building materials and high-tech. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. Nicholas started his career at a mid-sized accounting firm providing accounting, consulting, audit and tax services to publicly traded and private entities. He has also gained industry experience in a public company which is one of the largest distributors of building materials and home renovation products in North America, represented nationally across Canada and regionally in the Western United States. Mr. Koo is a Partner at SHIM & Associates LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants with a primary focus on business advisory, corporate consulting and regulatory filings both in the United States and Canada.
Mr. Shim has led a successful accounting and finance career in both the US and Canada. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the team with his expertise in auditing publicly-traded junior mining and high-tech companies. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and a Certified Public Accountant registered in the State of Illinois (United States). Through SHIM & Associates LLP, Mr. Shim serves as an audit partner on numerous audit engagements for various publicly-traded companies, primarily focused on the junior mining, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and high-tech sectors. Mr. Shim has also assisted numerous start-up companies achieve public listings on the TSX Venture Exchange, the Canadian Securities Exchange and the OTC Market.