Board of Directors

David Wood


Mr. Wood is an independent director of the Company and has a wide range of public company experience.  Most recently Mr. Wood sat on the board of directors from 1997 until the completion of its change of business transaction in October 2019 of Black Bull Resources Inc., a former mining company, which is now listed on the TSXV under the name Magnetic North Acquisitions Corp. From 1999 to 2013, Mr. Wood served as a director of Iplayco Corporation Ltd., a playground equipment designing and manufacturing company, for which he also served as Chairman of the Board from 2008 until 2011. Mr. Wood was a director and former CEO and CFO of DataMiners Capital Corp., a NEX listed company, which completed the reverse take of ZoomD Ltd. in August 2019.

Bryson Goodwin

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Goodwin is a practiced international executive with extensive experience in finance, management, investor relations and operations with both private and public companies. Bryson’s experience has demonstrated an operational, market and banking track record in the technology, biotechnology and resource sectors. Over the course of Mr. Goodwin’s career, he has fostered an extensive high profile international association of contacts and close relationships through networking and proficient communication skills building performance driven teams.

Thomas Smeenk


Mr. Smeenk was the Founder, a Director, President and Vice-President, Business Development for TheraVitae Inc., which was taken over by Hemostemix Inc. as its Qualifying Transaction.  Mr. Smeenk is a project finance and business development executive with a proven track record of bringing new discoveries to market. He has been a public company executive since 1996, serving most recently as President & CEO of Broadway Gold Mining Ltd, where he completed a $30 million agreement with Rio Tinto. He served as Vice-President Business Development for Memex Inc., a company he took public, President & CEO of e-Manufacturing Networks Inc., President and CEO of Tyranex Gold Inc. and President and CEO of IBI Corporation, where he made a world class vermiculite discovery, which was subsequently sold to Rio Tinto for $2,000,000.

Natasha Sever

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Sever is a CPA designated in both Canada and Australia with a BCom from Edith Cowan University. She joins the Company with more than 10 years experience in senior finance roles over a wide range of industries including mining, retail and technology. Ms. Sever has held officer positions at a number of publicly listed companies in both Canada and Australia and has a proven record of working in alignment with, and to the benefit of the Board and associated stakeholders. Her extensive experience with company financings as well as TSX & ASX regulatory compliance will serve to ensure the Company manages its affairs in a transparent and proper fashion.

Yari Nieken 

Independent Director

Mr. Nieken has a wide range of public company and capital market experience. He founded Foremost Capital Inc., an exempt market dealer and continues to consult for numerous issuers in the healthcare, mineral extraction and wellness sectors. He has served on the boards of several public and private issuers and has raised substantial capital in his career. He was formerly an investment adviser at Union Securities Corp. Mr. Nieken holds an MBA from the Sydney Graduate School of Management and a BA from the University of British Columbia.