Lannister Mining is driven by a seasoned and successful world-class team, with many of the same co-founders or senior executives as K92 Mining, Fosterville South Exploration, Turmalina Metals and Freeman Gold.
INTERIM CEO & DIRECTOR
Mr. Vetro is a principal of Commodity Partners Inc., a merchant bank active in the mining sector and is a co-founder of K92 Mining Inc. He has extensive experience in structuring and advising resource and special situations companies.
Mr. Vetro began working in the finance industry with one of the top investor relations firms in North America. He helped grow the firm from its inception, where, over a 5 year span the company was involved in over $500M in equity raises, as well as several buyouts, ranging from $100M – $1.5B.
There he built a track record of helping to finance and grow public companies, as well as increase their liquidity through a global financial network. Mr. Vetro is a graduate of UBC with a major in Political Science.
Mr. Patel has worked in the capital markets for the past two years and previously as a Senior Accountant at KPMG LLP. His responsibilities included financial planning and analysis, tax, and audit. He also held prior audit positions, including a position with Canada Revenue Agency. Mr. Patel received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree from Simon Fraser University in 2015 and obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant designation at KPMG LLP.
CPA, CGA and holds a Diploma in Accounting (Hons) and a Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons) from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Slusarchuk is the former President of gold producer K92 Mining Inc., a company he co-founded and where he was a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee from inception through to cash flow positive mining operations and the declaration of commercial production. He is the current CEO of Fosterville South Exploration and Zacatecas Silver and is President of Turmalina Metals.
Mr. Slusarchuk has structured, financed and operated several private and publicly traded mining and exploration companies and has advised multiple governments and mining industry advocacy groups on formation of mining and investment policy. He is a past TEDX speaker on the topic of capital markets and finance, and has negotiated and completed on complex debt and equity financings for multiple resource industry issuers.
Seasoned capital markets professional specializing in the resource and high-tech sectors.
Over 25 years of advisory and leadership experience, having begun his career in 1992 as an investment advisor and then moving into management roles at both public and private companies.
Organized and structured numerous equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture partnership sand strategic alliances. Serves on the boards of various companies both private and public.
Mr. Zaretsky is a graduate of Columbia University and holds a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, magna cum laude and with Honors.
Mr. Zaretsky has over 18 years of experience constructing funding and financing solutions for individuals and companies, both public and private, through private placement. He created Zemaso Management Company, which opened and operated its first private investment fund nearly 17 years ago, and continues to operate to this day, regularly completing multimillion dollar real estate financing and investment transactions.
Former Vice President Projects, Lithium X. Over 20 years of experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry.
One of the early movers in the lithium brine industry, where he acquired, discovered and developed the Sal de los Angeles lithium brine project in Argentina, with approximately $70M raised for the development of the project which he led through resource development, feasibility, mine permitting and initial construction before being sold in an all-cash deal for $265M.
Involved in raising over $200M and the successful development of several mining projects, including joint ventures with majors and national governments.
Mr. Randall was raised in Argentina, before moving to Canada where he completed a BSc (Geology) and MSc. (Economic Geology) at the University of Toronto.
Mr. John D. Lewins is a Mineral Engineer with over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, who has worked in Africa, Australia, Asia, North America and the former Soviet Union.
Mr. Lewins is the Chief Executive Officer of K92 Mining Inc., a fhigh grade gold producer in Papua New Guinea. K92 has in excess of 700 employees and contractors and is one of the fastest growing mining companies in the world during recent years in terms of both production profile and market capitalization.. Mr. Lewins has successfully managed the development of a number of open pit and underground gold, precious and base metal mines from feasibility study through to profitable operations.
Mr. Lewins has operated extensively at the corporate level in various roles from Executive General Manager to Director and Chief Executive Officer with a number of other mining companies, including MIM Holdings, First Dynasty Mines, Platinum Australia and African Thunder Platinum. Mr. Lewins received his National Diploma for Technicians (Extractive Metallurgy) from Technikon Witwatersrand, South Africa, a Bachelor of Science degree (Honours) in Mineral Engineering from University of Leeds, England and a Graduate Diploma in Management from University of Queensland.
Former gold analyst at Macquarie Capital Markets, Mr. Medilek is a mining professional with over 14 years of mining capital markets, corporate strategy and technical experience. In addition to serving as Vice President Business Development and Investor Relations of K92, he is a director of Minaurum Gold Inc and Northern Superior Resources Inc..
Prior to joining K92, he was an equity research analyst at Macquarie Group Limited, covering precious metals mining companies. He was previously a mining investment banker with Cormark Securities Inc. for over 4 years, gaining extensive capital raising and M&A experience.
Mr. Medilek began his career as a mining engineer with a focus on underground mining, for over 4 years with Barrick Gold Corporation in Western Australia. Mr. Medilek holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining Engineering with Distinction from the University of British Columbia, a Professional Engineer designation in the Province of British Columbia, and is a CFA® charterholder.
Mr. R. Stuart “Tookie” Angus is an independent business advisor to the mining industry and is presently Chair of K92, Chair of San Marco Resources Inc., and Kenadyr Mining (Holdings) Corp. He is the former Head of the Global Mining Group for Fasken Martineau. For the past 40 years, Mr. Angus has focused on structuring and financing significant international exploration, development and mining ventures. More recently, he was managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Endeavour Financial and was responsible for merger and acquisition mandates. Mr. Angus is the former Chairman of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited, he was a Director of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. until June 2005, a Director of Canico Resource Corp. until its takeover by Brazil’s CVRD in 2005, a Director of Bema Gold Corp. until its takeover by Kinross Gold Corporation in 2007, a Director of Ventana Gold Corp. until its takeover by AUX Canada Acquisition Inc. in 2011, and a Director of Plutonic Power Corporation until its merger with Magma Energy Corp. in 2011. He resigned June 30, 2017 as Chair of Nevsun Resources Ltd. following its acquisition of Reservoir Minerals in 2017.
Mr. Angus holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of British Columbia and is a retired member of the Law Society of British Columbia.
Abraham “Max” Zaretsky is a graduate of Columbia University and holds a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, magna cum laude and with Honors. Max has over 18 years of experience constructing funding and financing solutions for individuals and companies, both public and private, through private placement. Max created Zemaso Management Company, which opened and operated its first private investment fund nearly 17 years ago, and continues to operate to this day, regularly completing multimillion dollar real estate financing and investment transactions. Through one of the transaction created and managed by Max, he formed a group which acquired the Basin Gulch mining project in Montana, and has managed it for the past several years, leading to its acquisition by Lannister Gold Ltd. Max is an actively practicing attorney in his private practice in West Palm Beach, Florida, specializing in business and real estate matters. Max has served, and continues to serve, on a number of board of directors, both charitable and for profit, including a number of property associations within South Florida.