Board of Directors
Peter P. Swistak
President, CEO and Director
Mr. Swistak has been involved with the capital markets for over 20 years and has operated a number of private companies. Over that time Mr. Swistak has been an integral part in raising the capital needed to develop and advance the projects within his stable of companies, as well he has been involved in property acquisitions and advisory roles.
Ms. Seung Oh
Director & CFO
Ms. Oh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, with over seven years of experience in Canadian and U.S. public corporations. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University in 2006. From 2007 to 2010,
Ms. Oh worked with Manning Elliott LLP in the Assurance Department primarily focused on mining companies listed on North American stock exchanges. From 2012 to 2013, Mrs. Oh taught financial accounting and managerial accounting at Columbia College in Vancouver.
Mrs. Oh is currently a partner at Kim & Oh LLP. Chartered Accountants, providing accounting and tax services to various Canadian public and private corporations.
M.Eng, P.Eng., Director
Mr. Brisbane began his career as a mechanical engineer in the heavy engineering field of manufacturing, field installation and commissioning of power generation and pumping equipment. He has 21 years management experience in the mining industry as a mechanical engineer and a mining engineer in the mechanical, mining, electrical, and civil disciplines for senior and junior mining companies.
Experience includes 14 years as senior consulting engineer with AMEC Americas LLC in the civil/mechanical disciplines at three green-field pulp mills, the Vancouver International Airport expansion and numerous mining, power and industrial projects in the United States and overseas. All project experience with AMEC Americas included engineering and field construction assignments on domestic and foreign projects.
Recent experience since 2005 includes conceptual design of de-vulcanization plants and gasification plants in USA, Europe and the Middle East and construction management of an electroplating plant for Defence Construction Canada at the Esquimalt Naval Base.
John J. Sutherland
CPA, CGA, Board of Directors
Mr. Sutherland, CPA, CGA, is a well-experienced director and mining executive. Highlights of his mining career are as a long-term director of Aquiline Resources leading to its $626 million take-over by Pan American Silver, the CFO of Arequipa Resources for the $1.1 billion take-over by Barrick and the CFO and Vice President, site construction of Sonora Gold’s 120,000-ounce producer.
Mr. Sutherland has raised over $250 million for mining, technology, industrial and transportation companies listed on the TSX, TSX.V and NYSE AMEX exchanges. John has a track record of structuring and building successful organizations and was nominated for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award while the CEO of a technology company. In all prior boards of numerous companies, Mr. Sutherland has served as the Audit Committee chairperson and has a keen interest in corporate governance.