Mr. Cantore has been with Nemaska Lithium Inc. since 2011. His investment career began in 1992 as an advisor for Tasse & Associates and in 1993 he moved to RBC Dominion Securities, one of the largest brokerage firms in Canada. Since 1999, Mr. Cantore has worked with both public and private companies organizing and structuring financings mainly in the resource and high tech sector. Mr. Cantore has held directorships on the board of various companies both private and public.
Mr. Ecclestone is a mining strategist and principal at Hallgarten & Company in London as well as senior European editor at InvestorIntel out of Toronto. He is known for his coverage of specialty metals situations and commentary upon the mining sector. Prior to founding Hallgarten & Company in New York in 2003, he was the head of research at an economic think tank in New Jersey which he joined in 2001. Before moving to the United States, he was the founder and head of research at the esteemed Argentine equity research firm, Buenos Aires Trust Company, from 1991 until 2001. He worked in London from 1985 to 1991 as a corporate finance and equities analyst and as a freelance consultant on the restructuring of the securities industry. He is a graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Gerald Rayner, P. Eng.
Mr. Rayner is an independent technical consultant who has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry and has practiced his profession on every continent except Antarctica. The bulk of his time has been spent in Western North America including Mexico and Central America, in Australia and the South Pacific, including Indonesia and other parts of Asia, and in various South American countries.
Mr. Rayner's primary areas of expertise lie in reconnaissance exploration and in the evaluation of mineral properties at the earlier stages of exploration and development. While with Kennecott, Mr. Rayner was in charge of exploration in Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific where efforts during this period resulted in the discovery of several porphyry copper deposits including the Ok Tedi Mine.