We are backed by a strong team of advisors who provide valuable knowledge and insight.
Frank Giustra is a successful company financier with a track record of building natural resource companies. Mr. Giustra is currently the non-Executive Chairman of Leagold Mining, and was a director of Endeavour Mining from September 2013 until July 2016, Chairman of Endeavour Financial from 2001 until 2007, and the former CEO of Yorkton Securities. Mr. Giustra is CEO of Fiore Financial, a private firm managing a broad portfolio of equity investments.
Mr. Matysek is a corporate entrepreneur, professional geochemist and geologist with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is currently Executive Chairman of Lithium X and has held senior executive and director positions with several natural resource exploration and development companies and is a proven company builder. He has built Goldrock Mines Corp, Lithium One Inc, Potash One Inc and Energy Metals Corporation which have all been subject to significant acquisition premiums by larger mining companies.
Mr. Paes-Braga is founder and CEO of LiTHIUM X. Brian has spent almost a decade in the international financial sector working with firms ranging in services from underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital and private equity. He has held various positions focused on deal origination and capital raising including VP of Retail Sales of a Canadian Broker Dealer as well as Managing Director of a Boutique Merchant Bank. Brian advises and invests in real estate along with many public and private companies across multiple industries, where he is able to apply his passion for entrepreneurship and depth of experience in venture capital. Brian is also an Advisory Counsel member for the International Crisis Group and a Board Member of Community First Foundation, which focuses on childhood hunger in the Vancouver, Canada area through its program Backpack Buddies.