Directors

  • Michael Murphy BA, MBA, MSc., ICD

    President, CEO, Director

    Prior to joining Global Battery Metals Ltd., Mr. Murphy is the founder of Torex Gold (TXG-T) a billion dollar plus market cap gold producer. He recently stepped down form the board after 12 years and participating in the raising of over one billion dollars of debt and equity. Prior to Torex, Mr. Murphy spent 15 years in London in the financial services sector, with Merrill Lynch, DLJ and Credit Suisse.

  • Craig Roberts, BASc, P.Eng

    Director

    Mr Roberts is the CEO of Newfound Gold (NFG-V) and a Director of Ethos Gold (ECC-V). He is a mining engineer with over 30 years of operations, consulting, and investment banking experience. This experience includes work on multiple feasibility studies and investment banking/due diligence roles in over 200 institutional equity financings. Mr. Roberts also has significant experience advising management and boards on merger and acquisition transactions.

  • Gary Brown, CA, CFA

    Director

    Since June 2008, Mr. Brown has served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wheaton Precious Metals. Prior to Wheaton Precious Metals, he was the Chief Financial Officer of TIR Systems Ltd. (from September 2005 to July 2007). He has also held senior financial advisory roles with CAE Inc., Westcoast Energy Inc., and Creo Inc. Mr. Brown brings over 30 years of experience as a finance professional. He holds professional designations as a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst, and earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

  • Cameron Bell, MSc., P.Geo

    Director

    Mr. Bell brings over 30 years of experience working as a geologist and exploration manager. He was the Regional Exploration Manager for Vale from 2007 to 2016, serving time as both North American Manager and Australasian Manager. Prior to that, he worked with Inco Technical Services as the North American and European Manager, responsible for their grass roots nickel exploration and generation of projects. Additionally, he held the role of Senior Geologist at Voisey’s Bay and Sudbury.

  • Jean-Philippe Paiement, MSc, P.Geo.

    Director

    Mr. Paiement brings 15 years of wide-ranging experience in mineral system modelling. His applies his knowledge in Geostatistics (with specializations in non-linear interpolation and simulation) to structural, geological, and geochemical modelling. Before joining Mira Geoscience as Director of Global Consulting, Mr. Paiement was also the scientific driving force behind SGS Geostat’s Integra GoldRush Challenge win (through the application of machine learning to mineral deposit targeting). Since then, he has pioneered the application of artificial intelligence to the geoscience sector.

  • Alan F. Matthews, C.Eng

    Director

    Mr. Matthews is a Mining Engineer and a Chartered Engineer with over 45 years of mining and exploration experience in the mineral industry. He has been a Director of the Company (GBML/REZ) since 2006. He is the founder and past director of several successful TSX companies. Mr. Matthews is formerly a Director of International Minerals Corporation, and was the Founder and President and Director of Kernow Resources & Development Ltd.—a mining exploration company.