Michael C. Judson, ICD.D, Chairman & CEO
For more than thirty years Mr. Judson has been forming, financing and operating private and public companies. He has raised and overseen the investment of approximately $200 million in mineral exploration, lead-zinc mining, oil and gas exploration and production in North America, Europe and Africa. Mr. Judson graduated from Concordia University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts. He graduated from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University Directors Education Program in 2007 and became an Institute-certified Director (ICD.D) in 2011. Mr. Judson is currently Managing Director of Judson & Cie, a financial advisory based in Montreal, Canada, that he formed in 2013. He sits on the board of two public companies.
Edward Procyshyn, P.Geo Vice-President Exploration
Mr. Procyshyn undertook his Ph.D. metallogenic studies at Queen’s University in Economic Geology and was a professor of geology at Montreal’s Concordia University from 1979 to 1995. He taught field mapping, petrology, structural geology, tectonics and economic geology. Since graduating from the University of Manitoba, B.Sc. Geological Engineering, Edward has worked as a field exploration geologist for INCO, Canico and Amax Exploration and as a mine geologist at Mine Madeleine and Mines Gaspé, Québec. Edward, through his consulting company, Le Groupe GeoInfo Inc has managed exploration projects for private and listed companies exploring for gold and iron deposits in British Columbia, Quebec and Newfoundland, and has undertaken evaluation and due diligence studies leading to negotiated option and joint venture agreements for gold, silver, copper and molybdenum deposits in Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ethiopia and Spain and for diamond deposits in Russia and the North West Territories.
David A. Johnson, Corporate Secretary & Legal Counsel
Mr. Johnson is an attorney and trade-mark agent specializing in corporate law, commercial transactions and intellectual property. Mr. Johnson has several years’ experience at the senior management and board level in a variety of companies and not for profit organizations. Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from Queen’s University, a Master of Urban Planning (M.U.P.), Bachelor of Common Law (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) from McGill University. He also completed the Directors’ Education Program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and has been certified at the Institute of Corporate Directors, (ICD.D), the International Executive Program for Mining Leadership at the School of Business, Queen’s University and completed the Business Leadership Program for In-House Counsel at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and has been certified by the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association.
Robert Kramberger, Vice-President Investor Relations
Mr. Kramberger has over twenty years of experience in the capital markets and in business development and corporate marketing. Working with CEO, Michael Judson, during the last seventeen years, Mr. Kramberger helped to raise close to $30 million for a TSX Venture Exchange-listed company. Additionally, he helped manage the spin-off of a subsidiary and played a key role helping the company through a change of business. Mr. Kramberger succeeded in building strong relationships with shareholders during this challenging period and carefully managing expectations. Mr. Kramberger is a Principal Consultant with Judson & Cie, a financial advisory based in Montreal.