B.B.A, CPA, CGA
Mr. Lichtenwald specializes in providing corporate finance, valuation, taxation, financial reporting, consulting and other accounting services to both private businesses, as well as public commodity resource companies. He also assists in many aspects of clients' administration, financing and other activities. Mr. Lichtenwald also worked at Ernst & Young GmbH, Germany, in the assurance department. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Pforzheim University, Germany, and holds the professional designation of chartered professional accountant (CPA, CGA), and he is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and Canada. Mr. Lichtenwald has had extensive experience as a controller and CFO of numerous publicly traded and private corporations in several industries.
Ms. Hajduk is a multifaceted business woman with over 25 years experience working in the junior mining sector with Canadian based resource companies, as well as US based bio-tech pharmaceutical companies. She has effectively managed all aspects of investor relations programs, including budgeting and detailed marketing plans. Julie has successfully raised non-brokered and brokered capital for her clients using her broad contact base that includes a particular emphasis on the retail market. She has served on several Boards of both public and private companies. Her approachability, passion for public corporations, and capital markets knowledge are a powerful combination that works to bring investors and companies together.
Neil is a professional geologist in good standing registered in Ontario with over 20 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry receiving his Honours B.Sc. from the University of New Brunswick and his M.Sc. from the University of Ottawa. Neil has been employed as a Senior Precambrian Geoscientist with the Ontario Geological Survey and has worked for several junior and major companies in gold and Cu-Ni-PGE exploration. He has held officer and director positions at several TSX and TSX-V listed junior companies and currently sits as Vice President Exploration and director of Palladium One Mining Inc.
CEO, Ascot Resources
Derek White has over 30 years of experience in the mining and metals industry. He holds an undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia and is also a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining Ascot Resources Ltd. Mr. White, was the Principal of Traxys Capital Partners LLP, a private equity firm specializing in the mining and minerals sectors.
Mr. White was President and CEO of KGHM International Ltd. from 2012 to 2015, and also held the positions of Executive Vice President, Business Development and Chief Financial Officer of Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. from 2004 to 2012. Mr. White has held executive positions with International Vision Direct Ltd., BHP-Billiton Plc, Billiton International Metals BV and Impala Platinum Ltd., in Vancouver, Toronto, London, The Hague, and Johannesburg. Mr. White is also an ICSA Accredited Director.