Management & Board
David MacMillan, President & CEO
David Macmillan is a public venture capital markets professional and entrepreneur that is focused on building start-ups using public markets. He has raised over $30 million dollars in debt and equity financing for TSX venture listed companies across multiple industries.
Mr. Macmillan holds an MSc in international economics from the University of Glasgow, where he graduated first in his class. He also holds a BA in economics from McGill university and is a CFA level 3 candidate.
He is also the Chair of the board for youth empowering parents, a Toronto based not-for-profit.
Norm Lamoth, Head – UAS Agriculture
Norm Lamothe is an entrepreneur with a diverse set of skills obtained through extensive industry experience in aviation and agriculture.
He has held senior executive positions in companies responsible for the international import/export and sales of aircraft. In addition, Mr. Lamothe ran a flight academy where he managed a large fleet of aircraft across multiple locations. He is also general manager of his family’s multi-generational 500-acre farm, located in eastern Ontario.
Norm is a graduate of the university of Ottawa’s Telfer school of business and is a licensed fixed-wing pilot. He sits on two local not-for-profit boards and is a professor with Durham college’s food and farming program.
Board of Directors
James is the President of Greencastle Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: VGN) He is an exploration geologist with a 30-year career spanning the world in mining exploration and early stage company development.
James also has a PhD in Geology from Queens University.
Chris Irwin practices Securities and Corporate/Commercial Law and has been the Managing Partner of Irwin Lowy LLP since January 2010. Prior to his role as at Irwin Lowy LLP, Chris was the President of Irwin Professional Corporation (2006-2009), and was an associate at Wildeboer Dellelce LLP (2004-2006).
Mr. Irwin advises several public companies, board of directors and independent committees on a variety of issues. He is also a director on many boards, including Kerr mines Inc., a TSX-listed issuer that has entered into a definitive agreement with San Gold Corporation to merge their respective businesses. Mr. Irwin was also a former director of Trelawney mining and exploration Inc.
He was a former director of Southern Star Resources Inc., which was formerly listed on the TSX prior to becoming Gold Eagle Mines Ltd. and being taken over by Goldcorp Inc. in a $1.5 billion transaction.
Mr. Dent is the CEO of Quinsam capital and Quinsam opportunities I. He is also a director of Acuityads, Omni-Lite, Calnano, and Tinley beverages.
Previously Mr. Dent was Portfolio Manager at Matrix Asset Management Inc. (2003-2011) where he managed a small companies fund and strategic small cap fund. He was Director of Research & Vice Chairman at Yorkton securities (1996-2002), and worked at CIBC (1987-1996) where he was active in corporate finance, debt syndication and research and was ranked #1 small cap analyst in 1995.
He graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm. In 1983 and an MBA from the Harvard business school in 1987.
Jim Borland has been involved in the mining industry for more than 25 years. He co-founded Borland, Levand & Associates, a firm that has provided management services to clients in the mineral resources sector since 1998 including: Anvil Mining, Blue Pearl Mining and Glencairn Gold Corp.
He was previously the manager of Research Communications for BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. And Vice-President, Investor Relations for Boliden Ltd.
Jim is also a director of several publicly listed companies.