The Board of Directors and Officers
Frank J. Basa, P. ENG.
Director, President and CEO
Mr. Basa has over 28 years’ global experience in gold mining and development as a professional hydro-metallurgical engineer with expertise in milling, gravity concentration, flotation, leaching and refining of precious and base metals. He is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and a graduate of McGill University. Mr. Frank J. Basa, P.Eng., has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Canada Cobalt Works Inc. since September 15, 2015 and the CEO and President of Granada Gold Mine since June 18, 2004.
Thomas P. Devlin
Mr. Devlin brings to the company over 40 years of accounting and management experience in the investment and junior resource industries.
Mr. Devlin, also known as Tom, has been the Chief Financial Officer of Canada Cobalt Works Inc. since September 23, 2015. He has been Chief Financial Officer of Granada Gold Mine since July 3 2009.
Mr. Bamber is a senior finance professional with decades of experience including helping to lead the 50x return, multiple award winning US$2.8Bn Special Situations Fund at RAB Capital in the U.K. Mr. Bamber also founded Goldbelt Empires Ltd (GBE-TSX-V) and sits on the board of other TSX listed firms. He is an active player in structuring deals, financial marketing and investor communications with a focus on business in London and international investment opportunities.
Jacques F. Monette
Mr. Monette is a career miner who has been engaged in every facet of underground mining for more than 40 years. His previous positions included Shaft Project Coordinator with Cementation Canada Inc., Vice President of Operations/Mining Division for Wabi Development Corp., Vice President of Development for CMAC Mining Group, Operations Manager for Moran Mining and Tunneling, as well as Area Manager for J.S. Redpath Group.
He has been an Independent Director of Canada Cobalt Works Inc. since September 15, 2015. He has been a Director of Granada Gold Mine since July 7, 2008.
Robert Setter B.A. Econ.
Mr. Setter is the former Senior Financial Editor for Report on Mining, a former public company Director and consultant for publicly traded resource companies since 2010. He holds a degree in Economics from UBC and has also served as Corporate Research and Analytics for Granada Gold Mine Inc. since 2012. Mr. Setter has been on the board of Canada Cobalt Works Inc. since January 2016 and brings two decades of business and marketing experience to the Company.
Dianne Tookenay, M.P.A. B.Admin
Ms. Tookenay holds a Certificate in Mining Law from the Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, a Joint Masters of Public Administration from the University of Manitoba, a Bachelor of Administration from Lakehead University and Native Band Management and Indian Economic Development Diplomas from Confederation College Applied Arts and Technology.
Ms. Tookenay's experience, knowledge and deep roots within the First Nation communities will add significant value to Canada Cobalt's development efforts over the coming years.
Tina Whyte brings over 20 years of experience in the corporate and securities industry. Her expertise spans to areas of corporate governance, continuous disclosure, financing transactions and regulatory filings and compliance. Ms. Whyte holds corporate secretary positions with other publicly listed companies.