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We are a team of veteran investment professionals dedicated to providing world-class opportunities in the natural resource exploration and development sectors along with real and alternative asset classes and strategies.

Rob Stitt, CAIA
Founder and Principal

Rob has over 25 years of investment industry experience at Canaccord Capital and private fund management firms.   He holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and an Honours degree from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba.  He is registered as a Dealing Representative (broker) at Couloir Securities. 

Dianne Jackson
VP & CCO at Couloir Securities

Dianne has over 40 years of investment industry experience at BMO Nesbitt Burns, Scotia McLeod, Wood Gundy, and Canaccord Genuity.  Most recently Dianne was a Vice President and department head at Cannacord Genuity and Canaccord USA.  She is registered as the Chief Compliance Officer at Couloir Securities. 

Peter Schloo, CPA, CA, CFA
Executive VP

Peter has over 10 years of capital markets, operations, and assurance experience at KPMG Canada, Sun Life Financial, and Price Waterhouse Coopers.  He has been associated with approximately $85 million in financings primarily in the junior mining sector.   He holds the Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, and Chartered Financial Analyst designations.  He is also a licensed prospector in the province of Ontario and he is registered as a Dealing Representative (broker) at Couloir Securities. 

Tim Wright, MSc
Mining Analyst

Tim has over 10 years of geology, finance, and commodities trading industry experience at numerous firms including Anglo-American, Trafigura, and Xstrata Iron Ore.  He has completed CFA Level III and holds an MSc in Geology and Geochemistry, and a BSc in Earth Sciences from the Federal Institue of Technology (Zurich) graduating summa cum laude.

Nitin Laddha, QP, CFA
Mining Analyst

Nitin has over 15 years of engineering and financial analysis experience at Barrick Gold and Stantec.  He is a Qualified Person for mining and mineral valuation finance and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  

Ron Wortel, MBA, P.Eng.
Senior Mining Analyst

Ron has over 30 years of engineering and investment industry experience at numerous firms including Dundee Capital, Pathway Asset Management, and Marquest Asset Management.  He holds an MBA from Western and a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo. 

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