David Andrew Berg
CEO & Director
Mr Berg is currently an independent businessman. He spent 28 years of consecutive service with one of Canada’s largest publicly traded companies, serving in the capacity of Vice President of Operations. He managed a business unit with over 1.5 Billion in annual revenue and a total of 8500 employees. His Corporate experience has encompassed financial, retail services and petroleum businesses.
As a former Chairman and Director of Potash One, he actively contributed to its successful development from an early stage exploration company to its acquisition by K & S of Germany for 450 million in 2011. He is also the advisor, founder and Director of numerous private and publicly traded Companies.
Presently he operates a private consulting business specializing in the provision of management services and the development of business models for public and private companies.
Gnanseh Coomaraswamy, PhD. CFA
20+ years of mortgage industry experience combined with 10 years of Telecommunication Engineering experience. His prior experience in Banking and Risk include positions within Morgan Stanley, GE Capital and the CFO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago. Pioneering member of the MPF program at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, where he actively managed a $50B mortgage portfolio and a large volatility position in the OTC interest rate derivative market. Self-funded a mortgage REIT start up and developed an offering memorandum to position company for a 144A private equity offering. PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Northwestern University with strong background in cryptography. Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Financial Risk Manager.
Mr.Timlick has over 30 years of extensive technology management experience in a number of technical and sales oriented roles specific to large data center and computing environments in both the enterprise and service provider markets. Mr. Timlick was most recently Vice-President Major Accounts, Western Canada, at Avaya Inc. and between 1991 and 2004 was a Vice President with Cisco Systems, Inc. Mr. Timlick gained many accomplishments with Cisco Systems including: Top Americas International Performer – Regional Manager FY 2000; Highest Regional Percentage of Goal – Americas International FY 2000; Top Canadian Regional Performance FY 2001 – Western Region Service Providers; and Top Customer Satisfaction Americas International FY 2002. As the first Cisco Systems employee in Western Canada, Mr. Timlick expanded the business and opened offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina and Winnipeg.
Mr.Timlick currently serves on the Board of Directors of the following technology companies: Glance Technologies, Inc. (CSE: GET) and CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ: CPAH).
Christoper P. Cherry
Chief Financial Officer & Director
Mr. Cherry has over 14 years of corporate accounting and audit experience. Mr. Cherry has extensive corporate experience and has held senior-level positions for several public mining companies, including director, CFO and secretary. Mr. Cherry has been a chartered accountant since February, 2009, and a certified general accountant since 2004. In his former experience as an auditor, he held positions with KPMG and Davidson and Co. LLP in Vancouver, where he gained experience as an auditor for junior public companies and as an initial public offering specialist. Mr. Cherry served as CFO of the Company in 2012 and 2013, and has extensive knowledge of business in Guyana.
Ms. Zhu Li (Julie) Zhu received her Bachelor of Arts from Beijing University in 1987, her Masters of Arts from the University of British Columbia in 1993, and her MBA from the University of British Columbia in 1995. She also obtained her Chartered Financial Planning designation in 1999 and her Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2002. Since May 2003, Ms. Zhu has been working as an independent consultant, providing expertise to Canadian entities conducting business in China.
Mr. Watters is a co-founder of Canaco, Tigray and several other successful Mining enterprises since 1996. Mr. Watters has raised of nearly $260 million in his career. Beginning in the corporate communications field, he has worked with several public and private companies in a wide variety of sectors including mining, high-tech and the biotech industries. Mr. Watters helped create the corporate identities for a number of small start-ups as well as heading up their corporate communications departments. Mr. Watters is also serving as a Director to other public companies.