Mr. Cam Grundstrom, Mining Engineer, Director, President & CEO
Mr. Grundstrom, B.Sc. Eng., brings over +32 years as a mining engineer with extensive operations and development experience. Over his 32-year career, he has held key management positions in large mining projects in Canada and Papua New Guinea, including assignments in world-class underground and open pit mines where he led teams in attaining production records while ensuring safe and efficient operations. Mr. Grundstrom served as Vice President – Operations with Copper Fox Metals Inc. (TSX:CUU), where he was part of the team to take the Schaft Creek Project through to a positive feasibility study. Schaft Creek boasts a NPV8% US$824M, 5 Blbsof Copper, 3.7 Moz Gold, 226 Mlbs Molybdenum and 16.4 Mozsilver over a 21-year mine life.
Mr. Grundstrom now consults in the mining industry.
Mr. Cameron MacDonald, Director
Mr. MacDonald brings over 18 years of senior management experience in the Capital Markets and Finance industry, including +12 years where he founded a leading Canadian Capital Markets Advisory firm. Mr. MacDonald has advised on 80+ public and private enterprises undertaking various M&A, Debt and Equity Financings across North America, South America the Middle East and North Africa.
Previously a Director of BCT Structures which was sold to Clean Harbors Inc. (NYSE:CLH), previously a founder & CEO of Plexus Technology Corp., Salida Energy Inc. (sold to Tenth Avenue Petroleum) and advises to several other private and public companies. Mr. MacDonald is currently the Chairman, Aurwest Resources Corp. (CSE:AWR), founder, Director, President & CEO of Tendrel Group Inc. (private) and President & CEO of Tenth Avenue Petroleum Corp. (TSXV:TPC).
Mr. Brian Prokop, Director
Mr. Prokop brings over 30 years of diversified resource and capital markets experience to Copper Star and is currently the CEO, UDP, AR & CCO at Link Plan Management Inc. as a licensed Portfolio Manager.
Mr. Prokop is currently a Director with Tendrel Group Inc., former CFO & Director of CE Brands Inc., Director of Rock Oil Resources Ltd., President & Co-Founder of Smashing Bottles Inc. and Chairman & CEO of Echelon Foods/The Original Turducken Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Argent Energy Trust, Vice President, Capital Markets of Daylight Energy Ltd, Director, and held a senior role in Institutional Equity Sales at National Bank Financial, served as Vice President, Oil and Gas Specialist, Equity Sales at Canaccord Capital Corporation and was a Senior Oil and Gas Analyst at Peters & Co. In addition, Mr. Prokop held various technical and financial roles at Talisman Energy and Shell Canada.
Mr. Prokop has a Bachelor of Science B.Sc. In Geology degree from the University of Manitoba.
Mr. Colin Christensen, Director
Mr. Colin Christensen brings over 35 years in Canadian public equities markets including financing, managing and directing mineral exploration activities in Eastern Europe including two small-scale heap leach gold mines in Kazakhstan, and North America. 10 years financial advisor. Mr. Christensen brings over +25 years as director & officer of various public companies on the TSX Venture exchange.
Mr. Richard Steed, Corporate Secretary
Mr. Steed is a lawyer at TingleMerret LLP in Calgary, Canada. He specializes in general corporate commercial law focused on securities, corporate finance, and commercial transactions for emerging & growth companies (both public and private).
Mr. Steed has is M.Sc. (Sustainable Energy), JD