Mr. Rook has over 25 years of diversified business experience working as a geologist, advisor to numerous publicly listed companies as well as a CEO, President, and Director of several TSX-V listed companies. Currently he is a director of four public companies. Mr. Rook has been responsible in raising over $100 million dollars to date. As a geologist and executive he has worked with and led teams that have had significant discoveries in gold, copper, oil, natural gas, and diamonds.
Mr. Mosey has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, most recently in the private equity investment space at Resource Capital Funds (RCF) and Traxys. As the managing director of the Traxys projects investment fund, Mr. Mosey was directly responsible for the investment and management of projects around the globe. In a career focused on technical due diligence and project finance, Mr. Mosey has reviewed projects from around the world, travelled extensively to more than 60 countries on six continents and has gained experience across the commodity spectrum, from precious, base and minor metals to ferro alloys, rare earths, industrial minerals, coal and uranium. Mr. Mosey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geological engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and a Master of Science degree in mining engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Mr. Massey is President, CEO & Director of Universal Copper. Mr. Massey has held directorships and senior management positions with numerous TSX Venture Exchange listed companies. Over the last 30 years he has been responsible for the raising of tens of millions in equity for those companies. He was previously CEO of Redhill Resources, Windfire Capital, Aldever Resources, Prescient Mining and Universal Uranium. He has also acted in an Investor Relations and or Corporate Finance capacity for Lumina Copper, Pacific Rim Mining, Marifil Mines, Sumo Minerals, Greystar Resources and the North Air Group of Companies.
Mr. Podowski has over 28 years of international experience in the mining industry and is highly regarded as one of the top mining lawyers globally. Darrell was previously in-house corporate counsel to Teck Resources Limited, and is currently one of the key M&A lawyers for Antofagasta Minerals SA and Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for each of their respective worldwide project acquisitions and exploration projects. He currently is a partner with the national law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, and previous to that, he was a lawyer at a number of other major law firms, including one off-shore. Darrell has acted for numerous junior, mid level and senior mining companies during his legal career. Prior to his legal career, he was an oil and gas exploration geophysicist with Amoco Canada Petroleum Company.