Our Team

Ranjeet Sundher – President, CEO & Director

Mr. Sundher is the President of Canrim Ventures Ltd., a Singaporean advisory firm specializing in early stage project finance and structure and has raised over $40 million for companies in which he was a founder/partner. Ranjeet has over 20 years of capital markets experience and and has developed and sold several successful private and public companies. Previously founded Indogold Exploration, a Jakarta-based mining service firm.

Steve Vanry, CFA – CFO & Director

Mr. Vanry has 22-years professional experience in senior management positions with public and private companies, providing expertise in capital markets, strategic planning, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, accounting and financial reporting. His breadth of experience spans various industries, including; mining, oil and gas, renewable energy, high-technology and manufacturing. Mr. Vanry regularly consults for other listed companies in the role of director and/or senior executive.  He holds the right to use the Chartered Finance Analyst (CFA) and Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designations and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts.

Andre Talaska – Country Manager and Technical Supervisor

Mr. Talaska has over 30 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry. He has held senior positions with several companies both in Australia and SE Asia. In these roles he has extensive experience in project identification, open pit and underground mining, value adding and optimizing of mining operations and management of geological teams in the production and exploration environment. The above included the sourcing of cobalt rich ore suitable for direct feed to the Kambalda Nickel Smelter and led to the discovery of multiple Ni-Co laterites including the Bulong Ni-Co project.

Shakir Juffry – Business Development/Engineering

Mr. Juffry is a Chemical Engineer and Extractive Metallurgist by background raining and experience with over 20 years of experience in the Indonesian mining and minerals exploration field.

Toto Suarto Sajali – Operation & Development Manager

Mr. Toto is a Mining Engineer with over 15 years experience in Indonesian project assessment, development and operations.

Our Board

Ranjeet Sundher – President, CEO & Director

Mr. Sundher is the President of Canrim Ventures Ltd., a Singaporean advisory firm specializing in early stage project finance and structure and has raised over $40 million for companies in which he was a founder/partner. Ranjeet has over 20 years of capital markets experience and and has developed and sold several successful private and public companies. Previously founded Indogold Exploration, a Jakarta-based mining service firm.

Steve Vanry, CFA – CFO & Director

Mr. Vanry has 22-years professional experience in senior management positions with public and private companies, providing expertise in capital markets, strategic planning, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, accounting and financial reporting. He is well regarded for his leadership, creativity and ability to foster collaborative environments for team driven projects. His breadth of experience spans various industries, including; mining, oil and gas, renewable energy, high-technology and manufacturing. Mr. Vanry regularly consults for other listed companies in the role of director and/or senior executive. He holds the right to use the Chartered Finance Analyst (CFA) and Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designations and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts.

Garry Clark – Director

Mr. Clark is the Executive Director of the Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA). He has been a Director, Vice President or President of OPA since its formation in the early 1990s. Mr Clark currently serves on the Minister of Mines Mining Act Advisory Committee (Ontario) and the Ontario Geological Survey Advisory Board. He graduated with an HBSc (Geology) from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay. Mr. Clark brings to the company extensive experience in managing large scale exploration and development programs internationally including Asia and North America. In addition to over 30 years of consulting experience, he held geological positions with a number of mining companies and has served as a director of other TSX Venture Exchange listed companies including his current position and NexOptic Technology Corp. and US Cobalt Inc. (USCO.V)

Tim Johnston – Director

Mr. Johnston is President and Chief Executive Officer of Desert Lion Energy, a company developing the first large scale lithium mine in Namibia. He was formerly Hatch’s specialist in project management and transactional analysis for their global lithium and battery business. During his time with Hatch, he evaluated hundreds of battery metals projects, and managed the development of battery metals projects around the world for Lion Ore, Vale, Xstrata, SQM, Rockwood Lithium (Albemarle), Bacanora Minerals, AMG-NV, Rio Tinto, Galaxy Resources and other key developers. He has co-authored 7 technical publications with a focus on project execution. Mr. Johnston is a chartered professional engineer (CPEng) and CFA charterholder.

Sean Bromley – Director

Mr. Bromley works in corporate finance at a boutique merchant bank. A former investment advisor with experience working with public companies, he is currently a director of White Gold Resources (WGO.V).

Our Advisors

Geoffrey Baille Fielding – Advisor

Geoffrey was educated at the Sorbonne in Paris and has an LLB from the Faculty of Law at the London School of Economics. He was an equity partner at Grenfell & Colegrave, one of the oldest city of London Stockholding firms before the company was acquired by CIBC, Canada’s largest retail bank. As a London Director of CIBC’s Investment Division, Geoffrey founded up the overseas investment division in the Carribean where he built up and managed funds of over US$ 1 billion in 3 years. In 2007, Geoffrey moved to South-east Asia where he is now based. He is currently President and CEO of All State Asset Management in Asia, a Chinese asset investment management company. And is Chairman of Wealth Technology Limited, A Malaysian wealth fund. Mr. Fielding advises both these companies on investment opportunities as well as several other Hong Kong and International clients.