Board of Directors

Eric Krafft

Interim CEO / Director

MSc, Shipping Trade & Finance, City University of London

Mr. Krafft is a Swedish private investor with business interests across a number of different industries, including natural resources positioned to benefit from the trends of increased electrification, electric mobility and energy storage.

Additionally, Mr. Krafft serves as Non-Executive Director of a Goviex Uranium Inc., a Canadian listed issuer, and a Swedish listed issuer Immunovia AB.

Mr. Krafft serves on the boards of numerous private financial holding and ship-owning companies.

Until 2006, Mr. Krafft was the managing owner of Trafalgar Shipping/ Dragon Maritime, a China based dry bulk shipping operation. Prior to this, he worked in corporate finance for DVB Bank AG, a German specialist transportation finance bank. Mr. Krafft worked mainly in Mergers & Acquisitions in London and Equity Capital Markets in New York.

Independent in relation to company and management: No
Independent in relation to major shareholders: No

Became a director in 2020

Holdings: 62,204, 404 shares, 24,150,000 warrants, 3,900,000 options

Lars-Eric Johansson

Non-Executive Chairman and Director

MBA from Gothenburg School of Economics

Mr. Johansson has over thirty years of experience managing Canadian mining companies listed on major stock exchanges in Canada and the United States, including serving as CEO and President of Ivanhoe Mines from 2007 to 2019 and CFO and Executive Vice President of Kinross Gold Inc., Noranda Inc. and Falconbridge Ltd. from 1989 to 2006 and various Boliden companies in Sweden from 1983 to 1989. In addition, Mr. Johansson has held the position of Chair of the Audit Committee for several issuers including, Harry Winston (later named Consolidated Diamonds) from 2003 to
2009, Golden Star Corp from 2003 to 2005 and 2007 to 2010 and, Canadian Solar Inc from 2006 to 2019.

Independent in relation to company and management: Yes
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Became a director in 2020

Holdings: 2,120,000 shares, 2,120,000 warrants, 2,400,000 options

Daniel Major


BEng (Hons.), Mininig Engineering, Camborne School of Mines

Mr Major is a mining engineer from the Camborne School of Mines in the UK and currently holds the position of CEO for GoviEx Uranium Inc. His career spans over 30 years in the mining industry where he has established a solid track record initially with Rio Tinto at the Rossing Uranium Mine in Namibia and later as a mining analyst with HSBC Plc followed by JP Morgan Chase & Co. in London. More recently Mr. Major was Chief Executive and later Non-Executive Chairman of Basic Element Mining and Resource Division in Russia, and held leadership positions in several Canadian listed mining companies with exploration and producing assets in Canada, Russia and South America.

Independent in relation to company and management: Yes
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Became a director in 2020

Holdings: 2,400,000 options


Sanjay Swarup


Master of Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management

Mr. Swarup is a chartered accountant from India and the UK with over 25 years of experience in accounting and business consulting, with 15 of those years in the resource industry. Mr. Swarup has held the role of CFO for a number of UK and Canadian listed resource companies. Between 2009 and 2018 Mr. Swarup was the CFO of TSX-listed Mandalay Resources which operates a producing gold mine in Sweden.

CFO since 2021

Holdings: 100,000 options

Manuela Balaj-Coroiu

Corporate Secretary


A chartered governance professional and corporate secretary who brings over 15 years experience in the legal field, where she has acted as Legal Counsel to various private companies in Romania and as Manager Legal Affairs/Corporate Secretary and Paralegal for public companies and over 500 private companies in Canada.

Ms. Balaj-Coroiu recently graduated the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada and applies her in-depth knowledge of corporate laws, capital markets, security laws and corporate governance to provide all types of support and guidance to company directors, helping them in discharging their duties.

Manuela obtained her Law Degree at the University of West Timisoara in Romania, and continued her studies to obtain her Masters in European Law at the University of Oradea, prior to relocating to Canada.

Corporate Secretary since 2022

Holdings: 300,000 options

General Counsel

Stefan Derksen

BA Hons from University College Utrecht, LLM Utrecht University, MSc in International Business from Tilburg University

Mr. Derksen is a Dutch national qualified to practice law in the Netherlands. He worked as a senior lawyer in the Dutch law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek before founding the litigation and arbitration boutique firm STAUNCH in 2021. In addition to an LLM degree from Utrecht University he holds an MSc degree in International business (finance major) from Tilburg University.

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