Edward Lee, Chairman of the Board and CEO
A long time entrepreneur in private business in northern British Columbia, Ed was appointed as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nevada Clean in December 2012. Previously, he served as the Company’s President. Ed served on the Boards of other public companies including as Director and Executive Vice President for Adanac Molybdenum Corp. With over 13 years’ experience assisting public companies in capital formation and strategic business development, Ed brings Nevada Clean invaluable strategic insight, industry expertise and proven leadership.
James C. Sever, President and Director
Prior to his appointment as President and COO of Nevada Clean, Jim was President of Alpha Omega Engineering, Inc. of Spokane, Washington providing international consultation on light metals, production and use; A professional engineer with a masters in metallurgical engineering and an MBA, He has over 40 years’ experience in non-ferrous metals, chemical, industrial and operational management. Previously, he was employed for ten years by Alcoa and Northwest Alloys, Inc. as Technical Operations Manager for the Addy Magnesium plant located near Spokane.
Annie Storey, CFO and Director
Annie brings the Company over 25 years of experience, having provided accounting, financial reporting and corporate services to public and private companies with operations around the world in such industries as mining and exploration, oil and gas, technology, entertainment, manufacturing, real estate and biotechnology. Her experience includes 12 years in public practice with MNP LLP and KPMG LLP in the areas of audit, accounting and quality control, as well as with other mid-sized firms registered with the Canadian Public Accountability Board and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. She is proficient in the areas of Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises, U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Standards, and International Financial Reporting Standards, and has experience with both the Canadian and U.S. tax regimes.
Robert “Bob” Brown, Director
Robert brings with him over 50 years of industry experience in both ferrous and non-ferrous materials that includes twenty years in the technical management areas of light metal foundries and reduction plants. Robert has consulted to major international magnesium companies to assist in evaluation, planning, design, marketing and trouble-shooting new operations.
Lothar Maruhn, Director
Lothar serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of ScanMag AS and serves on the Board of Directors of Nevada Clean. In addition to leading ScanMag AS, he also serves as the CEO of Meløy Næringsutvikling AS, which is comprised of a conglomerate of leading companies and financial institutions in Norway. For the past 28 years, Lothar has been involved in advancing strategic new business development opportunities in northern Norway with particular emphasis on the public service, tourism and industrial markets.
Stephen Thorlakson, Independent Director
Stephen brings Nevada Clean a wealth of experience in the construction project management and logistics industry, as well as extensive financial and business management expertise, having worked more than three decades within the financial services industry. As founder and President of the Canadian consulting firm Thorlakson Management Ltd., he has provided guidance, direction and hands-on management of major industrial and business development projects for clients that have included Canadian Silica Industries, LaPrairie Works, Inc. and Eh-Cho Dene Enterprises.
Jeff Wilson, Ph. D., P.Geo., Independent Director
Dr. Wilson has worked in mineral exploration, consulting and market regulation for over 20 years. He has also worked as an independent consultant since 2013. Previous to this, he worked for four years as Director of Geology at Tetra Tech WEI, Inc., a leading provider of consulting, engineering and technical services focused on the worldwide water, environmental, energy, infrastructure and natural resource industries.
Lisa Maxwell, Corporate Secretary
Lisa joined Nevada Clean Magnesium in 2013 as Corporate Secretary, bringing the Company over 18 years experience working in close collaboration with the senior leadership of both private and public companies. She also serves as President and CEO of Sequoia Corporate Services, Inc., a management consulting business she founded in 2010 to educate, assist and support clients with regulatory compliance and corporate governance affairs. Her many notable clients have included Northern Iron Corporation, Belhara Security Systems, Inc. and Premium Exploration, Inc., among others. Lisa studied International Business Administration at Capilano College, as well as Website Design and Management at the University of Victoria in Canada.