Director, President & CEO
Mr. Cochrane has 20 years of royalty and stream financing, M&A and corporate finance experience. His streaming and royalty expertise includes acting as President and CEO of Nickel 28 Capital Corp. and formerly the President & COO of Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. Both companies focused on streaming and royalty agreements on battery metals. Cobalt 27 raised over $1 billion in equity and debt prior to its sale to Pala Investments Limited in 2019.
Prior to Cobalt 27, Mr. Cochrane served as the Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Development for Sandstorm Gold Ltd. His expertise is in the structuring, negotiation, execution and funding of royalty and stream financing contracts around the world, totaling over $2 billion across 50+ projects. Prior to Sandstorm, he spent nine years in investment banking and equity capital markets with National Bank Financial where he covered the resource, clean tech and energy technology sectors. In addition, Mr. Cochrane is currently a board member of Nevada Copper Corp. and an investment committee member of Duke Royalty Limited.
Mr. Cochrane is a CFA charterholder and a registered and licensed security advisor in Canada.
Mr. Kearns has nearly two decades of accounting, auditing, finance and tax structuring experience providing advisory services to a wide array of businesses, with a recent focus on streaming and royalty businesses. Most recently serving as the CFO of Nickel 28 Capital Corp., a base metals streaming and royalty company, and prior to that as Vice President of Finance of Cobalt 27 Capital Corp., an electric metals streaming and royalty company. Prior to joining Cobalt 27, Mr. Kearns was the Chief Financial Officer of EFT Canada Inc., a fintech company which provides advanced electronic payment services and tools for businesses.
Director, Marketing, Communications & Sustainability
Ms. Chambers is a communications professional with twenty years of experience executing strategic initiatives in B2C, B2B and non-profit organizations in Europe and North America. She has held functional leadership roles in sales and marketing, communications and brand management, advertising and market research, and public policy advocacy.
Amy holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Georgia and an MBA in Marketing from Questrom School of Business, Boston University. She has recent certifications in GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards from LEAD Canada and Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategies from Cambridge Judge Business School.