Michael C. Judson, ICD.D, Chairman For more than thirty years Mr. Judson has been forming, financing and operating private and public companies. He has raised and overseen the investment of approximately $200 million in natural resource opportunities in North America, Europe and Africa. Mr. Judson graduated from Concordia University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts. He graduated from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University Directors Education Program in 2007 and became an Institute-certified Director (ICD.D) in 2011. Mr. Judson is currently Managing Director of Judson & Cie, a financial advisory based in Montreal, Canada, that he formed in 2013. He sits on the board of two public companies.
Nicholas Walker, M.A. Applied Linguistics, Founder, CEO & President Nicholas Walker also teaches English at the largest French college in Montreal and is the lead author of ConverSolo Inc., the publisher of Virtual Writing Tutor, Labodanglais.com, and the Actively Engaged Series. Mr Walker is a 5-time award winning instructional designer: Canadian Sesquicentennial Pin recipient for leadership in Education, TESL Canada Innovation Award, SPEAQ Award for outstanding contributions to ESL, AQPC Mention d’Honneur for teaching excellence, Institutional Recognition in Computer Assisted Learning.
David A. Johnson, Corporate Secretary & Legal Counsel David Johnson is an attorney and a trademark agent specializing in corporate law, commercial law, intellectual property and securities. David manages commercial transactions concerning both public and private companies. Mr. Johnson has several years’ experience at the senior management, board level and general counsel in a variety of companies across several industries. David received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from Queen’s University, a Master of Urban Planning (M.U.P.), Bachelor of Common Law (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) from McGill University. He became a member of the Quebec Bar and has since completed the Directors’ Education Program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and has been certified at the Institute of Corporate Directors, (ICD.D).
Robert Kramberger, Vice-President Investor Relations, CorporateCommunications Robert Kramberger has over twenty years of experience in the capital markets and in business development and corporate marketing. Working with Chairman, Michael Judson, Mr. Kramberger helped raise over $30 million for three TSX Venture Exchange-listed companies. Additionally, he helped manage the spin-off of a subsidiary and played a key role guiding companies through a change of business. Mr. Kramberger has succeeded in building strong relationships with shareholders during challenging periods and carefully managed expectations.