Ulrich Ernst has worked in the mining sector for more than 40 years and has been President since 1995. During his extensive career he has managed and led several high-growth companies and has a long track record of success. He has also held several senior positions in public-listed companies and worked as a management and financial consultant for years. Mr Ernst holds an MBA from the University of Zurich
Dr. rer. nat Frank Fink
Dr. rer. nat Franz Fink is the former CEO of Maxwell Technologies - a company that was acquired by Tesla in 2019 for US$ 218 million. Maxwell Technologies successfully developed a thick layer technology, super condensators and manufacturers batteries for renewable energy storage, electric vehicles and consumer electronics. He has extensive experience building high-performance global teams and has rapidly transformed a growing business and added significant shareholder value.
Dr. Ing. Ulrich Ehmes
Dr. Ing. Ulrich Ehmes was the CEO/COO of Leclanché SA, which is a Swiss lithium-ion battery manufacturer and was CTO of TerraE. He has extensive experience in setting up the infrastructure for producing lithium-ion battery cells on a mass scale.
Dr. Prof. Ing. Arno Kwade
Prof. Dr. Ing. Arno Kwade is a well known University professor at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, since 2005. He is the Head of the Institute for Mechanische Verfahrenstechnik (IMVT) and is leading the Institute of Particle Technology (iPAT). They do research and have extensive experience in the behaviour of particles and powders at the submicron and nanometre range. Prof. Kwade has for many years developed important applications for the design and manufacturing of electrodes used within lithium-ion battery cells..
Mr Bontempo has worked in investment banking and corporate advisory since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1997. Mr Bontempo has worked for investment banks in Australia and the UK and has been closely involved with the advising and financing of companies in the resources industry, specialising in asset sales and AIM | ASX listings.
Dr. Marc Weber
Marc Weber is a partner at LANTER Attorneys & Tax Advisors in Zurich. As a lawyer for corporate and international business law he has been counselling Swiss and foreign companies for more than 15 years. Dr. Weber studied law at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1996 and Dr. iur. 2001) and at the University of California at Berkeley Law School (LL.M. 2005).
Periasamy Mathialagan, LLB (Hons). MBA, Affter achieving bachelor at law degree in 1989 at the University of London, he got the degree of barrister 1992. He finished the MBA studies at the Nottingham Trent University in 1997. Since than he was working as a legal and commercial consultant with various companies specialised in international trade. Since 2019 he is consultant to Blackstone Resources.
Edwin Leo Staehli
Mr Edwin Leo Staehli is the CEO of businessexpert.ch. He is a passionate initiator, coach, trainer and consultant in business development.
Mr Mell is a mining executive and capital markets professional with extensive international transactional experience acquired through more than 200 transactions, including M&A and over $2.6 billion in equity and debt financings. After a career as a Bay Street lawyer, Trent worked for both global producers and junior miners. Trent Mell is currently the President and CEO of First Cobalt. He has a B.A., a B.C.L. & LL.B from McGill University, as well as an MBA from Northwestern University & Schulich School of Business, and an LL.M from Osgoode Hall.