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Leadership

Mr. Marc Morin - CEO

Mr. Morin is a successful businessman and entrepreneur based in Vancouver, who has assisted various public and private companies raise capital through various institutions in Europe and North America. With approximately 10 years of experience in the public and private markets Mr. Morin has garnered an extensive network of investment banking contacts and experience that is instrumental in the management and development of junior companies. Mr. Morin also helped various companies go public via the RTO and IPO process. His primary focus has been on the resource and technology sectors. Mr. Morin is the President and CEO of Sparrow Ventures Corp. and a director of Lornex Capital Corp.

Mr. Nenad Lončarević - Senior Project Geoscientist, M.Sc, P.Geo

Mr. Lončarević has over 15 years of geological experience. He holds a M.Sc. in Economic Geology and Ore Deposits Exploration from the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. He has held key roles in strategic reviews, project evaluation & project development. Formerly an Exploration Geologist with Dundee Precious Metals in Serbia.

Dr. David Groves - Technical Advisor, M.Sc, P.Geo

David Groves received a BSc Honours (1st class) and PhD from the University of Tasmania.  He joined the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1972 as Lecturer, and became full Professor and Founder and Director of the Key Centre for Strategic Mineral Deposits ( later Centre for Global Metallogeny) in 1987. Throughout his career, he has supervised over 250 graduates for BSc Honours, MSc or PhD degrees and authored or co-authored around 500 publications in economic geology.

He has been President of the Geological Society of Australia, SEG and SGA, and has been awarded 11 medals for his research, including both the Gold Medals of SEG and SGA for lifetime contributions to economic geology, and the Geological Association of Canada Medal. He has been awarded an honorary DSc from UWA  and has consulted to exploration industry and investment groups on all continents.

Mr. Keith Evans, M.A. - Advisor

Mr. Evans is a geologist with over thirty-five years of experience in the lithium industry. Mr. Evans holds an honours graduate degree in geology from the University of Wales.

Mr. Evans became involved in the lithium business when on behalf of Selection Trust Ltd. he was asked to evaluate future options for the further development of Bikita Minerals in, now, Zimbabwe.  The company, for decades, had been the leading producer of lithium ores for direct use in the glass and ceramics industry. Subsequently, he joined Lithium Corporation of America, the then-leading lithium chemical producer, and later joined Amax Exploration ("Amax"). On behalf of Amax, he negotiated the rights to evaluate and develop a major part of the Salar de Atacama. The project subsequently was acquired by Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM), now one of the world's largest lithium chemicals producer.

The International Lithium Alliance regards Mr. Evans as their "resident expert" and he is a member of their International Advisory Board.  Industrial Minerals magazine regards him as one of the leading figures in the industry.

Mr. Gordon Addie - Consulting Geologist, BSc

Mr. Addie is currently President of ProspectOre Capital Corp. Previously he was Founder and   Vice-President of exploration for Adriana Resources Inc., and Vice-President of Hawthorne Gold Corp. Mr. Addie holds a B.Sc in Geology (1986) from the University of British Columbia and has over 20 years of exploration and mine geology experience.

Phu Van Bui - Director

Mr. Bui is a professional geoscientist registered with APEGBC and holds a BSc from the University of British Columbia. Since 2004, he has been engaged in a variety of mineral projects in Canada and Australia. His experience includes early grassroots campaigns to brownfields exploration programs, contributing to the resource delineation and test mining programs at the polymetallic Wolverine mine, Yukon, as well as the Watershed scheelite-skarn deposit, Queensland. He also participated in deep coring programs for BHP Billiton at the Mount Keith mine, Western Australia. Mr. Bui joined Hunter Dickinson Inc. in July, 2010, focusing on base and precious-metal exploration projects in Canada and abroad.

Mr. Jinshui Zhao - Director

Mr. Zhao is the Executive Vice President and Director of The Department of Overseas Projects for  Beijing Exploration Technology and Engineering Co., Ltd, and has been working with the company since October 2004 until present. Prior to joining BETEC, he had 20 years of technical experience with Anhui Prospecting Technology Institute, formerly known as the First Comprehensive Geophysical Prospecting Group of the Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources.