Management

James Currie

P.Eng

Executive Chairman

40+ years of experience. Former Chief Operating Officer of TSX and NYSE-listed Equinox Gold, Pretium Resourcesand New Gold. Registered Professional Engineer with senior management,engineering and operations experience. Holds B.Sc. Degree from Queen’s University in Mining Engineering. 2014 Co-Winner of AME BC’s prestigious EA Scholtz Award for Excellence in Mine Development at the New Afton mine.

Aidan Mills

C.Eng, MBA

President & CEO, Director

30 years of global experience, including 19 years with BP plc, 5 years with Husky Energy and 2 years as Managing Director with Goldman Sachs. Former VP Downstream for MEG and Chief Commercial Officer at the Friesen Group of Companies. Holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Edinburgh University, MBA degree with Distinction from the Edinburgh Business School and is a Chartered Engineer (UK).

Gord Johnson

Co-Founder, Director, President of Empower

25+ years experience in building, growing & managing companies. Served with the Company since inception in 2015. Former CEO of Save Energy Walls, Lodgeview Entertainment and Intrepid Security (Co-Founder).

Terry Charles

Co-Founder, Director of Special Operations

30 years as a manager of several companies in the transportation industry. Served with the Company since inception in 2015. Current President of Gemaco.

Rosemary Pritchard

Chief Financial Officer

30 years of executive finance experience.  9 years in the construction industry in controllership and COO roles, 5 years in public practice at Grant Thornton LLP, 8 years as CFO of Urban Barn, with over 50 locations and >650 employees. Supported Urban Barn grow annual revenues from $20 million to $70 million and locations from 19 stores to 42 stores in 8 years. Former CFO of Arterran Renewables in the green energy sector.

Sead Hamzagic

CPA, CGA

Director of Finance

34 years of public practice accounting. Experienced CFO and Director of several public and private companies. Appointed CFO of Northstar in Sept 2018. CPA, CGA qualified accountant.

Carson Sedun

MBA

Director of Corporate Development

10 years of industry and capital markets experience. Principal of Annapurna Advisors. Former Investment Banking Associate with Canaccord Genuity and Dundee Capital Markets, successfully executing 35 equity financing and M&A transactions totaling $1.5 billion in value. Holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, B.Com from McGill University, and a Graduate Certificate in Mining Engineering from UBC.

Jim Bird

P.Eng

Technical Advisor

Professional Engineer with 35 years experience in the construction industry in Western Canada and internationally. He has held various positions such as CEO, Exec. VP, VP, and Director with several major corporations. Experienced in all aspects of management with expertise in product development, performance management and asphalt manufacturing.

Diana Mark

Corporate Secretary

Over 30 years’ experience in corporate and regulatory compliance, specializing in acting as Corporate Secretary of public companies in a variety of industries. She brings extensive experience with brokered and non-brokered financings, developing good corporate governance practices and assisting in maintaining strong boards. Over the years she has also developed extensive relationships with industry personnel and regulatory professionals.

Brian Storseth

Advisor

Principal of Wellington Dupont Public Affairs and former 10-year Member of Parliament ("MP"). He has 20 years of experience working in municipal, provincial, and federal politics. Elected to the House of Commons in 2006, he was part of the Standing Committees on Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, National Defense, Foreign Affairs and International Development, Environment, and Indigenous Affairs. As an MP, he worked with the government to consult with industry in developing Canada's Corporate Social Responsibility strategy for the extractive industries sector. Brian currently serves on several non-profit and publicly traded boards.

Board of Directors

James Currie

P.Eng

Executive Chairman

40+ years of experience. Former Chief Operating Officer of TSX and NYSE-listed Equinox Gold, Pretium Resourcesand New Gold. Registered Professional Engineer with senior management,engineering and operations experience. Holds B.Sc. Degree from Queen’s University in Mining Engineering. 2014 Co-Winner of AME BC’s prestigious EA Scholtz Award for Excellence in Mine Development at the New Afton mine.

Aidan Mills

C.Eng, MBA

President & CEO, Director

30 years of global experience, including 19 years with BP plc, 5 years with Husky Energy and 2 years as Managing Director with Goldman Sachs. Former VP Downstream for MEG and Chief Commercial Officer at the Friesen Group of Companies. Holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Edinburgh University, MBA degree with Distinction from the Edinburgh Business School and is a Chartered Engineer (UK).

Neil Currie

Director

15 years of experience. Managing Partner, Co-Founder at Capital Event Management (CEM) and CEM Capital. Incepted in 2010, CEM has organized 65 investment conferences resulting in >$1 billion in transactions. Orchestrated four RTO listings on the TSXV raising >$40m.

Gord Johnson

Co-Founder, Director, President of Empower

25+ years experience in building, growing & managing companies. Served with the Company since inception in 2015. Former CEO of Save Energy Walls, Lodgeview Entertainment and Intrepid Security (Co-Founder).

Gregg Sedun

LLB

Lead Independent Director

38 years of experience. Current President & CEO of venture capital firm Global Vision Capital Corp. Former Partner at the Vancouver law firm Rand Edgar Sedun and specialized in the practice of corporate finance and securities law for 15 years until his retirement from law in 1997. Founding Director of Diamond Fields Resources (sold to Inco in 1996 for $4.3bn), Adastra Minerals (sold to First Quantum Minerals in 2006 for $275m) and Founding Shareholder of Peru Copper (sold to Chinalco in 2007 for $875m).

James Borkowski

Director

For 25+ years, James served in executive roles for several private and public companies and has specialized in operations, product development and strategic communications for clients including 7-Eleven, Caesar’s Palace, Fairmont Hotels, and Target Stores. Former CEO of Stonepoint. Received Chartered Director designation in 2016.

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