Management & Board

William Wagener

Chairman, CEO & Director

Mr. Wagener is the Managing Member of Minergy Group, LLC a company that provides executive management and technical consulting services to private equity, exploration, development and mining companies with projects located across the globe in a variety of commodities. Mr Wagener received a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering in 1976 from the University of Missouri - Rolla.

Mike Sieb


Mike Sieb is a senior executive with over 30 years of strong corporate and project management experience in international mining and exploration across multiple commodities and jurisdictions. During his tenure as President of Brilliant Mining Corp. the company effected a $20 million acquisition of part ownership in an Australian nickel sulphide mine and grew to a $200 million market capitalization in under two years, resulting in the company being named TSX50 “Top 10 Mining Companies” for 2 consecutive years.

As President of International Lithium Corp. he sourced a strategic partnership with Ganfeng Lithium Co. Ltd., the second largest global lithium product manufacturer. He is currently President of Explorex Resources Inc., and a director of Troubadour Resources Inc. Mr. Sieb holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.

Jim Mustard

Independent Director

Mr. Mustard is a seasoned capital markets and mining professional, bringing over 30 years of expertise in business and project development to the Company. He was VP of Investment Banking at PI Financial, past President of Canada Zinc Metals and was a VP and Senior Mining Analyst at Haywood Securities for 11 years. In addition to a strong technical background, he has developed a considerable capital market and investment network. Mr. Mustard is a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC.

Scott Frostad

Vice President - Exploration

Scott Frostad’s experience in the mining industry spans over three decades.  He brings to his position as Vice President of Exploration a strong background in mineral exploration with renowned gold mining companies such as Lac Minerals, Teck and Placer Dome.  Scott is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a B.Sc. in Geology, and holds a M.A.Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.

Jerry Bella

Independent Director

Mr. Jerry Bella is an independent financial consultant with over 40 years of experience assisting numerous private and publicly-traded companies including oil and gas, exploration, mineral resource exploration, manufacturing and high tech companies.  Until recently, he has been providing services to a multi-billion-dollar market capitalized leading China based integrated lithium producer.

Mr. Bella holds a professional accounting designation (CPA, CGA) which he received in 1979.

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