Ming Jang


David Patterson


Gary DeSchutter

Qualified Person


David Patterson


Hani Zabaneh


Edward Low


Ming Jang, CFO

Jang is a professional accountant with 25 years of senior financial management experience in various sectors, including cannabis, nonprofit organizations and mining. He currently serves as a financial consultant to various private and publicly listed companies. Mr. Jang has planned and executed taking several companies public including most recently Numinus Wellness Inc. and Ignite International Brands Ltd.

He drives robust financial management and the set-up, implementation, and oversight of financial and regulatory processes.

David Patterson, CEO

Mr. Patterson is the Co-founder and CEO of Vested Technology Corp., a start-up equity crowdfunding portal. Mr. Patterson is a former CEO of Emerita Resources Corp., an exploration and development company listed on the TSXV. Mr. Patterson was also CFO of Donner Metals Ltd., a mineral exploration and development company listed on the TSXV.

For more than 30 years he has been involved in the administration and financing of exploration companies based in North America.

He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University (1991).

Gary DeSchutter, VP of Exploration

Mr. DeSchutter is a professional geologist with more than 25 years of industry experience with a focus on exploring for Ni-Cu-PGE deposits within Canada and abroad. In addition to beginning his mineral exploration career with Falconbridge Limited (now Glencore), Mr. DeSchutter spent nearly ten years at Anglo American, most of which was spent as a key member of its Vancouver-based global Ni-Cu- PGE exploration team. In addition, he spent six years working at the Lac des Iles palladium mine in northwestern Ontario, where he was responsible for the management of within- mine and brownfields exploration programs.

Mr. DeSchutter grew up in Montreal and received a B.Sc. in Geology from Concordia University. In addition, Mr. DeSchutter graduated from Laurentian University in 1996 with a M.Sc. in Geology and is a member in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) as a P.Geo.

Hani Zabaneh, Director

Hani Zabaneh is a business consultant specializing in growth funding, mergers and acquisitions, and transitioning companies to public markets.

For over 20 years, Hani has held both officer and board positions in numerous public companies. These companies include Summa Silver Corp., Blue Gold Mining, Auryn Resources, and Sigma Lithium Resources Corporation. Hani currently sits on several boards of public companies.

Previously, Hani was a principal at Orange Capital Corp, a boutique investment bank located in Vancouver, BC. He was also Vice President of Corporate Development at Eventbase Technology Inc., where he was instrumental in helping the company secure Series A financing from a US-based VC.

Edward Low, Director

Mr. Low has provided provided accounting and financial advisory services to public and private companies for over 20 years.   Mr. Low is CFO for Sonoran Desert Copper Corp. (a junior mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange with mineral property interests in Ontario); QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. (a junior mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange with copper and lithium projects in Manitoba); and Homerun Resources Inc. (a junior mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange with silica projects in Brazil and British Columbia).

Previously, Mr. Low was the Controller for Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., an alternative energy company with an operating geothermal power plant in northern Nevada which had revenues of US$20-million annually, and raised over $280 million over an 8-year period 2003-2012.