The members of the Board of Directors have the responsibility to oversee the conduct of the business of Carbon Streaming Corp. (the “Company”) and to oversee the activities of management who are responsible for the day-to-day conduct of the business. Carbon Streaming maintains high standards of integrity and accountability, and seeks to mitigate risk and protect shareholders when executing its investment strategy. The Company considers environmental, social and governance issues when making decisions and implementing its strategy.
Board of Directors
Mr. Swan is a lawyer and is the general counsel of Superior Gold Inc. Previously, he was a partner at Stikeman Elliott LLP. Mr. Swan practiced corporate law at Stikeman Elliott LLP for over 24 years with wide ranging experience, including extensive work in debt capital markets, securitization, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions, and with a particular focus on transactions in the global mining and metals sector. Mr. Swan earned leading lawyer accolades from publications including Lexpert, International Finance & Law Review, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Swan is also a director of Nickel 28 Capital Corp.
Mr. Saurabh Handa is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd., a TSX-listed and NYSE-listed precious metals royalty and streaming company and is a Director and Audit Committee Chair for K92 Mining Inc., a TSX-listed company with mining operations in Papua New Guinea. Previously, he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer of Titan Mining Corp., Vice President, Finance of Imperial Metals Corp., Chief Financial Officer of Meryllion Resources Corp., and Chief Financial Officer of Yellowhead Mining Inc. Mr. Handa is a Chartered Professional Accountant and graduated with Honours from the University of British Columbia with a diploma in Accounting. Prior to joining the accounting profession, Mr. Handa obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics from the University of British Columbia and a diploma in Computer Systems from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Ms. Jeanne Usonis has over twenty years of corporate finance and capital markets experience. She is a Director at Regent Advisors LLC, which provides advisory services for equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. She has advised on several initial public offerings and reverse takeover transactions on Canadian and London stock exchanges. Previously, she worked at N M Rothschild & Sons (Washington) LLC where she assisted in the structuring and financing of natural resource projects in emerging market countries. Prior thereto, she worked at Salomon Smith Barney, responsible for structuring taxable and tax-exempt financings. Ms. Usonis graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Finance from Villanova University.
Dr. Bustin is Professor of Geology at the University of British Columbia, President of RMB Earth Science Consultants, and Chief Technical Officer for Renewable Geo Resources Ltd. Dr. Bustin has over 40 years’ experience as a researcher, consultant and officer in companies engaged in the fields of carbon capture and storage, mineral and fossil fuel exploitation, and renewable and alternate energy resource development. Dr. Bustin has served as a director, officer and technical advisor for a variety of large and small companies in Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Dr. Bustin received his PhD in geology from the University of British Columbia and MSc and BSc (Dist.) from the University of Calgary. He has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific articles and provided industry training courses throughout the world. His past awards include the A. L. Leverson memorial award from the AAPG, the Thiesson Medal from the ICCP, the Sproule career achievement award, the Gilbert H. Cady Award from the Geological Society of America, and the Slipper Gold Medal from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geology. Dr. Bustin is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a registered professional geologist in the province of British Columbia.
Mr. Tester is a naturalist and labor advocate. Over the past 20 years, he has spent the majority of his time in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska working to raise awareness on the plight of endangered salmon and steelhead runs through guiding and other efforts to bring people into the outdoors. He is a member of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union. Mr. Tester holds a B.A. from Eastern Oregon University.