Mr. Wisbey joined ILC in January 2017 having been an investor in the company since 2015. He became Deputy Chairman in May 2017, and Chairman in March 2018. He was also Deputy Chairman of TNR Gold Corp., the company’s former parent company, until January 2018. He has had a career as a a technology entrepreneur and ex-banker. He founded two London AIM listed companies: IDOX plc, which provides software for UK Local Government, and Lombard Risk Management plc, which specialises in software for bank risk management and regulation. He more recently established CONVENDIA Ltd., a private company which specializes in software for cash flow forecasting, project valuation and M&A financial analysis. He was formerly a banker at Kleinwort Benson, where he held various roles, including a Director in the Derivatives Group, Head of Options, and corporate lending. Mr. Wisbey has acted as a public company Chairman, CEO or Director for seventeen years. He is a graduate of Cambridge University.
Mr. Brooks is a licensed senior statutory auditor in the UK. Since 2000, he has been a senior partner in Johnson, Smith & Co., Chartered Accountants and Statutory Auditors. Previously, he had been Finance and Deputy Managing Director of a vehicle producer, Investment Accountant to the Western Australian Government, and before that he had been employed in the audit department of Price Waterhouse Coopers-U.K.
Mr. Kovacs has over 18 years experience in mineral exploration and development. Before joining ILC he held senior management roles at Pacific North West Capital Corp. and Adriana Resources Inc. Mr. Kovacs is a consultant to the minerals industry having prior experience on industrial minerals, ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals and precious metals projects throughout Canada, Europe, Mexico and Africa.
Mr. Pirzada is a Professional Geoscientist with over thirty years of experience in mineral exploration and mining with specific expertise in raw materials such as lithium, rare earth elements, graphite, PGE and uranium, that are required for today’s high tech energy industries. He was previously President, CEO and Director of Rock Tech Lithium and is registered as a Professional Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. Mr. Pirzada is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. He joins ILC as a Chief Technical Consultant and acts as the Company’s Qualified Person as required.
Ms. La Couvée has over twenty years of experience acting as Corporate Secretary of a number of public and private internationally focused companies.