James Bay Resources Company Structure
Stephen Shefsky - President & CEO, Founder, Director
Co-founder of Brasoil do Brasil Exploracao Petrolifera S.A., a private oil & gas producing exploration company in Brazil, Founder of Silver Bear Resources Inc (TSX:SBR),Vice Chairman Morumbi Resources (TSXV:MOC), and Executive Chairman of Castle Resources Inc.(TSXV: CRI). Mr. Shefsky was the founder & former President & CEO of Verena Minerals Corp/ Belo Sun Mining Corp (TSX: BSX). President of Cancap Investments Limited, a private merchant bank providing venture capital and project financing for public and private companies
Wayne Egan - Non-Executive Chairman
Partner at law firm WeirFoulds LLP, acting for several public companies on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchanges. Currently a Director of Aspen Group Resources, OceanLake Commerce Inc., and JM Capital Corp.
Mark Brennan - Founder, Director
Founding Partner and President of Linear Capital Corp., President & CEO of Largo Resources, Co-founder of Brasoil do Brasil Exploracao Petrolifera S.A., and Castle Resources Inc.
Mike Sylvestre - Director
Experienced senior mining executive with a track record of leading major mining operations over a 30+ year career. Most recently CEO Vale Inco New Caledonia, Past President of Vale Inco Manitoba and Vice President of Operations PT Inco. Holds a MSc and a BSc in Mining Engineering Degree from McGill University and Queen's University respectively.
Jon Pereira - Director
Successful entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Olympic Circuits, a leading printed circuit board manufacturer in Toronto that was bought out by DDi Corp where he is currently VP-Operations. Also currently a Director for Active Control Technology Inc.
Adeniyi Olaniyan, CEO of Nigerian Subsidary and Director of Canadian entity
Experience energy professional, having worked with Shell both in Nigeria and internationally. He was stationed both in the Netherlands and in Brunei for several years before he returned to Nigeria in 2011. He has worked both with exploration and asset management within Shell during his career and been stationed both in Port Harcourt and Lagos in the country.
Jean Gautier, Director
Deputy High Commissioner of Canada to Nigeria 2009 – 2012 with responsibilities for the Deputy High Commission of Canada in Lagos and Senior Regional Trade Commissioner for Nigeria and Central Africa. Deputy Director for the African Great Lakes Region, Central Africa and Nigeria 2006 – 2009 where he had special responsibilities for coordinating Canada's bilateral relations with Nigeria. Mr. Gauthier has had overseas assignments in Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Yemen with a focus on political developments, trade relations, and oil policies.
Eric Szustak - Chief Financial Officer
Chartered Accountant with over twenty five years' experience. Has held various positions in management and securities compliance. Holds B.A. Honors Chartered Accountant Studies and Economics, University of Waterloo. Currently CFO of James Bay Resources Inc., Northern Gold Mining, Morumbi Resources Inc. and Castle Resources Inc.
Jennifer Ta - Controller
Chartered Accountant with over eight years experience with Canadian public accounting firms as a senior auditor. Her responsibilities include financial reporting, implementing, monitoring and testing of internal controls, conducting IFRS conversion and compliance. Jennifer is the Group Controller for James Bay Resources Limited.