Mr. Yingling benefits from over 23 years experience managing publicly traded companies. He has served as President and CEO and/or a director of other resource based public companies. During that time Mr. Yingling has specialized in Corporate finance, assisting in raising capital, corporate communications and strategic planning for the companies. Mr. Yingling has built and maintained strong business relationships in North America, Europe and Asia.

Mr. Ian Graham is a mining professional with over 20 years of experience in the technical characterization and financing of mineral deposit exploration and development. Ian’s experience with the major mining companies Anglo American and Rio Tinto has been followed by experience in founding and financing public companies in the minerals sector. In his roles with both the major and junior companies, Ian has been involved with the modelling of project economics (DCF) and the structuring of project and company financing.Ian’s project roles have taken him to southern Africa, Canada, the US, India, and Russia; as Chief Geologist with the Project Generation Group at Rio Tinto his focus was of a global nature. Ian’s corporate roles have involved establishing Canadian companies with projects active in Canada, the US, Colombia and Peru: these companies have completed financing in the Americas, Europe and China.Ian’s mine projects include the Diavik Diamond Mine (Northwest Territories, Canada), Resolution Copper (Arizona, USA), Eagle Nickel (Michigan, USA), Lakeview Nickel (Minnesota, USA) and Bunder Diamonds (India).

Ian graduated from the University of Natal (now Kwa-Zulu Natal) in Durban, South Africa with a B.Sc. in Geology and Applied Geology (1984) and B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology (1985).

Mr. Binny Jassal brings over 20 years of accounting and management experience to the Company. Mr. Jassal is qualified as a Certified Public Accountants (CGA) in Canada, and fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in London England and holds Certificate in Accounting and Finance from Ryerson University Toronto. Mr. Jassal is currently serving as a director and/or chief financial officer for a number of public companies in mining sector. Mr. Jassal will be an important member of the team working on the financial and corporate side of the operations.

Mr. Charn Deol has over 35 years of experience in the financial markets. Mr. Deol currently serves on both private and public company boards as a director or in a management capacity. His past and present experience includes providing management and consulting services to companies, project analysis, investor relations, technical market analysis and the financing of international projects. Mr Deol has extensive experience in international business development, having previously been a senior partner in a futures trading firm (Evergreen Futures) with operations in Canada and Asia and negotiating mining projects internationally.

Mr. Ed Lyons (our project lead and Qualified Person) has been involved in numerous projects evolving from exploration to development stage since 1971. His strength is collaborating with mine development teams to ensure tight resource integration with development plans. Since 2000, Ed has worked extensively in industrial minerals, including graphite and iron oxide deposits in the Grenville Metamorphic Province in Quebec and Labrador. In 2000, Quinto Mining asked him to assess a potential graphite deposit near Lac Guéret. After the initial visit with another consultant, Ed spent several days prospecting areas away from the initial graphite showing located by Mr. Phil Boudrais of Sept-Isles, and located two significant graphite zones, the GR (Graphite Road) and GC (Graphite Cliff) that included numerous showings of significant crystalline graphite. Quinto then optioned the property and expanded it to cover the geology of an iron formation and associated geology with graphite. Mr. Lyons supervised field exploration between 2001 and 2005 during which period substantial graphite outcrop was exposed and sampled. Quinto¹s work included multiple drill campaigns that validated the deposits at depth, after which the company turned its attention to iron deposits in the region. Ed wrote all of the NI 43-101 and Assessment Reports on the Lac Gueret Property. The property subsequently became available, and Mason Graphite Inc. acquired it andinitiated a mine development drilling campaign to delineate mineral resources and reserves for mine planning. Ed acted as the independent Qualified Person for the geology and resource parts of the Pre-feasibility and Feasibility NI 43-101 reports for Mason Graphite. In addition Ed was part of the mineral resources estimate team with Roche Ltd. (Montreal, QC) for Focus Graphite¹s Lac Knife Graphite Deposit south of Mont-Wright, QC, and consulted for a private investment group on Nouveau Monde Graphite¹s Matawinnie Deposit near Mont-Tremblant, QC. Ed¹s experience in these graphite occurrences and their associated iron oxide deposits have helped Ed develop a broader understanding of what makes a successful graphite deposit. His expertise and experience within the space are unparalleled and are pivotal for the success of the company.

Mr. Michel Robert, Ed’s erstwhile collaborator at Quinto. Michel has 45 years of experience in mining operations with major companies, including Quebec Cartier Mining Ltd., Teck Corp., SNC, Lac Minerals (now Goldcorp), AMEC, MineroPeru, Fluor Daniel and Pan American Silver Corp., where Michel¹s roles have ranged from foreman to president. He has practical experience in operation, commissioning, design, construction, finance and due diligence, and graphite experience from due diligence and start-up of the ND-du-Laus graphite mine of Asbury Graphite Ltd. (now closed), and as VP of Quinto Mining Corp. responsible for the formation of the team and management of the Lac Guéret project until the sale of the company. Michel¹s 15 years of experience in Quebec for Teck Corporation, Quinto Mining Corp, Commerce Resources Ltd, and Critical Elements Corp. and his familiarity with regulations, social and physical infrastructure, government agencies and service providers at all stages of mine-life makes Michel a key contributor on our team.