CEO and President
Mr. O’Neill is an experienced mining executive and corporate director. He is currently the President and founder of MP1 Capital, a Calgary based company created to focus on investments in the natural resources sector. Mr. O’Neill was a founder, director, and CEO of TSX listed Sunward Resources where he raised $81 million for the company and led its acquisition by NovaCopper, now Trilogy Metals, at a +140% premium to market. He has been a director of several TSX, TSX Venture, and ASX listed companies. In 2012, Mr. O’Neill was honored with induction into the inaugural Casey Research NexTen – a group of industry players identified as the “Next Generation of Resource Industry Titans.” He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, Honours Program, from the University of Guelph.
Mr. Gavin Nelson
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Nelson has over 10 years of finance experience in public practice and corporate accounting and reporting, including being responsible for all levels of financial reporting and day-to-day accounting oversight for a number of public exploration companies, as well as other private entities. He is a member in good standing of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Nelson holds a Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies, with a minor on Political Science from the University of Western Ontario.
Mr. Drake is the founder of DSA Corporate Services. Since 2000 he has delivered corporate secretarial services to an array of publicly traded clients on the TSX and TSXV, predominantly in the junior resource sector. Prior to founding DSA, Mr. Drake worked in the global trust services industry for fourteen years, and provided corporate services to a private bank. He is an Associate (ACIS) of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).