Exploration and development of the Amazonas Basin Project
Dr. Harrison Cookenboo
Dr. Harrison Cookenboo as its geological consultant in charge of the development of the Company's Amazonas Potash Project. Dr. Cookenboo, Ph.D., P.Geo., is a member of the British Columbia Association of Professional Engineers and Geologists, and a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada. Dr. Cookenboo co-authored the Company's initial 43-101 technical report on the Amazonas Potash Property. He has consulted, examined, evaluated and reported on numerous Brazilian based projects including commodities such as diamonds, gold, silver and many more commodities since the early 2000's.
Steve Butrenchuk - P.Geo, M.Sc
Advisory Board Member
-Over 40 years in mining and mineral exploration, development and operations
-Served as a director of Passport Potash Inc (former President and CEO of Passport Potash Inc)
-Served as a senior officer and director of several public resources companies; BonTerra Resources, Equinox Exploration, etc.
-Exploration and Geology management for majors (16 years with Cominco)
-Former Consulting Geologist for the Geological Survey of British Columbia
Member of the Assoc. of Prof. Engineers and Geoscientistics of Alberta
Jody Dahrouge - B.Sc., Sp.C., P.Geo
Director & Sr. VP Exploration
-Over 20 years of leadership in international mineral exploration and resource
-Senior executive officer, director and/or geologistl with Commerce Resources, Quantum Rare Earth, Fission Energy, Equitas Resources, etc.
-Member of the Assoc. of Prof. Eng, Geologists and Geophysicists of AB and BC
-Qualified geological professional in; asset analysis, M&A evaluation, etc.
-Jody Dahrouge is Pacific Potash Corporation’s Qualified Person for the purposes of NI 43-101.
Dean Pekeski – P.Geo
-Currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Western Potash, managing all of Western’s potash exploration programs
-Professional Geologist registered in the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan
-Graduate of the University of Western Ontario with over 17 years experience in mineral exploration
-Employed by Rio Tinto Exploration from 1996 to 2008 as an exploration geologist and project manager; where he explored for base metal and diamond deposits across Canada, Southern Africa, and India
-Lead the Rio Tinto Exploration team that discovered, and evaluated the diamondiferous Bunder kimberlites in India
-His most recent responsibilities included managing Rio Tinto’s diamond exploration programs in North America
Bryce Clark - CFA
Director & CFO
-Over 20 years of executive administration for public and private companies
-Current/Former CEO/CFO of New Destiny Mining, Harmony Gold, etc.
Verlee Webb - LL.B
Corporate Secretary and Legal Counsel
-Over 15 years of experience working with public companies in resource sector as a securities lawyer
-Has been a corporate secretary for Trade Winds Venture Inc., Silver Wheaton Corp., Coalcorp Mining Inc., Terrane Metals Corp., and Energentia Resources Inc.
Mr. Tao Liu
Co-Chairman and Director
Mr. Liu is the Managing Partner of Sino-Canada Natural Resources Fund, and has significant investment and management experience in natural resources and venture capital. His professional career has included serving as a senior officer for the Asian Pacific Division of Apple, and Vice President of Dell China. Mr. Liu has an Executive MBA from the University of Minnesota and a BS from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.