Management & Directors

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David Sidoo, O.B.C. BA, CEO

President & Director

  • Strong track record of taking companies from start-up to successful sale, delivering substantial shareholder value
  • Award-winning senior executive (Order of BC, Vancouver Sun’s “Top 100 South Asians making a Difference in BC)
  • On the Board of Governors for University of British Columbia
  • A founder and significant shareholder of American Oil & Gas (sold to Hess in all stock transition valued at $630M+)
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Nick Demare, CPA, CA

CFO & Director

  • 20+ years of public company experience
  • Focused on financial administration and management for companies in the resources sector
  • Has assisted numerous companies in making the transition from private to public and arranging and participating in equity and debt financing
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Callum Grant, P.Eng.

Project Development & Director

  • Mineral industry professional with broad experience in exploration, development and operation of mineral projects, particularly with lithium and potash in brine and pegmatite geological environmens
  • Geology and mine planning specialist on a wide range of underground and open pit projects: project management, due diligence, operational assessments, scoping, pre-feasibility and feasibility through to basic and detailed engineering.
  • Recent work has focused on projects in the high-altitude North-West Argentine provinces of the Lithium Triangle, including ADY Resources Ltd. (Enirgi Group Corporation)
  • Prior roles include: Independent consulting engineer, Buenos Aires & Vancouver (2013-present), Senior Consultant & Project Manager, Geology & Mining for Tetra Tech Wardrop, Buenos Aires (2008-2013), VP Project Development for Yamiri Gold and Energy Inc, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay (2005-2009), Manager Geology & Mining, Hatch Associates, Vancouver (1999-2005), Mine Development Manager for Northern Orion Explorations, Argentina (1997-1999), Manager Technical Services for Compania Minera El Indio, Chile (Lac Minerals and Barrick subsidiary) (1993-1996), Principal Engineer, Hill Mining Consultants (1987-1993), Production miner, Shift Boss and Mine Planning Engineer for Falconbridge Limited (1980-1987), Mine Engineer & Field Geologist for Prospection Ltd (1972-1980)
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
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Richard Seville , M.EngSc, MAusIMM, BSC, ARSM

Non-Executive Director

  • Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Orocobre who has successfully overseen the first development in 20 years of a large scale, brine based lithium carbonate project.
  • Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer with over 35 year’s minerals sector experience covering exploration, mine development and operations with significant corporate experience having many years in the role of Managing Director/CEO in ASX/AIM listed mining companies.
  • Graduate of the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College UK and James Cook University North Queensland.
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Non-Executive Director

  • Over 30 years experience in both corporate and commercial law as a practicing lawyer
  • Extensive experience in the resource sector, as a director and as legal advisor including project acquisition and development, capital raising and corporate governance
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Miguel Peral, GEO.

Non-Executive Director & VP Exploration

  • Over 20 years experience in South America
  • Exploration Manager for Orocobre
  • Part of discovery team for Salar Olaroz, Salar Cangrejillos, Salar Incahuasi and Salar del Rincon
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