Board of Directors
Vic Wells – is a corporate director and finance specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the resources, transportation and manufacturing industries. Mr. Wells currently serves as a director of Student Transportation Inc., and Unique Broadband Systems Inc. Mr. Wells has held Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and senior financial positions with Chemtrade Logistics and Titanium Corporation. Previously Victor was a director of Mag Industries Corp., Northstar Healthcare Inc., TriNorth Capital Inc., and was Trustee for Canada Cartage Diversified Income Fund. He is a member of the Financial Executives International (FEI) and has completed a term as National President and CEO. He has been a Chapter President and Director and currently serves as Chair of the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation. Mr. Wells is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and British Columbia. Mr. Wells completed the Directors Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors, and obtained his ICD.D designation.
Jonathan Challis – has an honours degree in Mineral Exploitation from University College, Cardiff and an MBA degree from Cranfield University. Mr. Challlis is a mining engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the operation, management, financing and analysis of mining projects around the world. He is a Director and Chairman of Rye Patch Gold Corp; as well as being a Director of West African Iron Ore, Quartet Resources Limited and Explor Resources Inc.
Joachim Rainer – was in hotel management for many years, followed by a period where he worked in an Austrian bank for a few years, where he supported people and companies to trade raw materials and shares and he received his CEFA (Certified European Financial Analyst) degree. In 2002, Mr. Rainer founded the Rainer Beteiligungs GmbH company, and as Managing Director, he was responsible for sourcing projects, structuring companies and investments, and business development for new upcoming and innovative companies.