Mr. Lee was appointed to the role of President & CEO of Northisle in October 2020. Over the past 20 years Mr. Lee has advised on some of the most prominent M&A, equity, and debt transactions in the international and Canadian global mining industry totalling over $100 billion in value. During this period, he has worked in major resource markets including Toronto, Sydney, and Vancouver where he led various strategic initiatives for CIBC World Markets. Most recently he was Managing Director and head of CIBC’s Vancouver Mining Group. Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, Faculty of Engineering, from the University of Toronto, was a graduate of the Lassonde Mineral Engineering program, and is a CFA charter holder.
Nicholas is a public company executive with over 15 years of experience in corporate development, finance, and investor relations with a focus on the mining industry. He has advised a range of public and private companies on strategic corporate matters, including internal and external growth projects as well as M&A transactions, equity, and debt financings totalling more than $35 billion. Nicholas currently owns a consulting practice, where he advises public and private companies on corporate development and capital markets issues. Previously, he was Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development at Polaris Materials Corporation prior to its acquisition by a major US construction materials company in 2017. As a member of the executive leadership team at Polaris, he led the successful investor relations function and created significant value for shareholders as a key contributor to corporate strategy, business development, finance, community relations and other matters. Nicholas joined Northisle in November 2020.
Jack McClintock has over 40 years’ experience in exploration and acquisitions of gold and base mineral deposits. He has held positions of increasing responsibility in major mining companies including Rio Algom, Billiton and BHP Billiton including Global Exploration Manager with BHP Billiton. Mr. McClintock has a track record of successfully leading and participating in a number of significant mineral discoveries and acquisitions. He was awarded the “Prospector of the Year” award in 1998 by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, for the discovery of the world-class Spence porphyry copper deposit (now BHP Billiton’s Spence Mine) in Chile. While with Rio Algom, he was part of the team that lead to the acquisition of Antamina and Bajo de la Alumbrera. He is a Director and acts as an advisor to a number of public resources companies.
Mr. Douglas is a CPA, CA with over 30 years of experience in the accounting, corporate finance, and mining industries. He has served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary to a number of junior mining companies and has participated in the sale or financing of over 30 private and public enterprises with a combined value of over $400million. Mr. Douglas is a graduate of the Commerce Program (Finance) at the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.
Michelle joined Northisle in May 2021. Michelle spent her early career years gathering hands-on practical experience in each of the main standard stages of mine development; from exploration to closure. The latter half has been spent using her understanding of the inter-connectivity of the technical disciplines and mine stages to contribute to the development of mining projects. Her experiences cover a wide range of activities associated with the life-cycle of mining, from: Indigenous and stakeholder capacity development and engagement; baseline data design and collection; management of large consulting teams; contributing to pre-feasibility and feasibility studies; overseeing and leading assessment and permitting processes in a number of jurisdictions in Canada; negotiation of agreements with Indigenous governments and organizations; environmental management during construction and operations; and, the development of closure plans. Michelle has held management positions with Newmont, Argonaut Gold, and Ethos Gold.