Mike Hartley

A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, Mike has abundant field and interpretation experience in exploration and development for oil sands, conventional oil, diamonds, coal, and uranium. He has also designed and implemented multiple environmental geophysics programs. His proficiencies in geophysical techniques include: terrestrial and marine seismic, frequency domain and time domain electro-magnetism, magnetic, gravimetric, and borehole logs.
Summary of Accomplishments
- Developed an innovative electro-magnetic data processing method for distinguishing pore fluid oil saturation in deeply buried oil sands deposits as detected from surface.
- Obtained a large associated Scientific Research & Economic Development (SR&ED) credit for his employer.
- From an undergraduate research project into an amendment to the model of depositional systems for kimberlites and a related exploration method, Mike co-founded a diamond exploration company.
- Mike was charged with all design and management of all geoscience, wrote the computer code for all scientific programs and had 5 direct reports.

Geoff Watson

Geoff has over 25 years’ experience working as a head trader on an international equities desk. He also has 5 years’ experience as a director and executive officer for various private and publicly traded companies, where he has acted as CFO and assisted in their financial management. He has completed the TSX Internal control workshop and the TSX Venture filing fundamentals course.

Heath Ellingham

Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Heath Ellingham reaped a successful career in commercial real estate prior to embarking on entrepreneurial pursuits. For over 35-years, He has successfully directed and advised public and private companies in securing debt and equity financings as well as mergers and acquisitions. Heath has extensive International experience negotiating and acquiring high valued assets in the biotech, oil and gas, and mining sectors, and is best known for his strong mediation and conflict resolution skills. Heath is currently a founding director of Lift Resources Ltd, a privately incubator company that currently holds oil and gas concessions in Puntland and Libya.

Jason Walsh

Mr. Walsh has over 25 years of relevant business experience including 10 years as a stockbroker, which allowed him to gather invaluable experience and insight into the formation and financing of venture capital companies. He has served on the board as CEO and Chairman of many start up Ventures including THC BioMedical (THC-cse) and Global Li-Ion Graphite. (LION-cse). Mr. Walsh has raised substantial equity capital for many businesses and be responsible for the public listing of dozens of Companies.