Chairman and Director
Mr. Sandy J. MacDougall served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Fort St. James Nickel Corp. from July 20, 2006 to December 4, 2014 and July 12, 2006 to December 4, 2014, respectively. Mr. MacDougall served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Energy Fuels Inc. (formerly known as Volcanic Metals Exploration Inc.) from December 2004 to January 24, 2006. He has 15 years experience in the investment business as a stockbroker, (Wolverton, Canaccord, ... Golden Capital Securities) and is intimately involved in numerous corporate financings in Canada and abroad for a wide range of companies, including resource exploration companies. He has also completed an IPO for an American company on the Venture Exchange and brought it to a full national Nasdaq listing. He has been Chairman of the Board at Astorius Resources Ltd. since May 24, 2016. He served as a Director at Fort St. James Nickel Corp. from July 11, 2006 to December 4, 2014. He served as a Director of Energy Fuels Inc. until March 30, 2006. Mr. MacDougall is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, in economics.
President and Director
Art brings 36 years of business experience to the Astorius board. He has served on the boards of eight other companies in sectors ranging from technology to oil & gas and mineral exploration. Art understands all the aspects and requirements a public company has to operate successfully. This knowledge and experience has been translated into many successful financings for the various companies he has been involved with.
A chartered accountant, Cyrus was founding partner in the firm of Driver Anderson since its inception in 1982 and a partner in the firm of Davidson and Company LLP. Whilst providing general public accounting services to a wide range of clients, he specializes in servicing TSX Venture listed companies and members of the brokerage community. His wide knowledge of the securities industry and its rules have enabled him to give valuable advice to clients with respect to finance, taxation and other accounting related matters. Cyrus currently serves as director and or chief financial officer of several TSX-V listed companies.
Mr. Carl Roland Jonsson is Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Director of Astorius Resources Ltd. He graduated University of British Columbia Law School with Bachelor of Laws Degree. Mr. Jonsson’s primary responsibility will be acting as the Corporation’s lawyer and looking after all its legal requirements and matters. He will also act as the Corporate Secretary of the Corporation and its Chief Financial Officer, on a part-time basis.He was principal of the Vancouver law firm of Tupper Jonsson & Yeadon, as a result of which he has acted as the lawyer for a number of public companies, some of which have been involved in mineral and oil and gas exploration. Mr. Jonsson, as a Solicitor, has specialized in securities, corporate and mining and oil and gas exploration work for more than 35 years. During this time he has held director and officer positions with many of his clients which has resulted in his being involved in a wide variety of aspects of the mining and oil and gas exploration industry.
Carlos Arias Eguiguren
Dr. Carlos Arias Eguiguren has been appointed as Director of the Company. Dr. Arias is a lawyer based in Quito, Ecuador specializing in mining law and is a former Director of the Ecuadorian Chamber of Mines 2003-2005, 2001-2003 and 1996-1998. He holds a Doctorate in law with a Master's degree in international business legal studies from the University of Exeter in England, and a diploma in transactional contracts from the International Development Law Institute, Rome, Italy. Additionally, Dr. Arias is the Ecuadorian representative & associate of Investbank Corp., (USA), Legal Advisor of Kroon Global, Freepoint Commodities, First Merit Group (Canada), CEO of ICAT Investments Corporation from 2008, CEO of Energy Services & Investments ESI Corp from 2009, Legal Advisor and Vice-president of Tecnipetrol Inc.; Legal Advisor of Bellweather International Inc., General Manager and lawyer of Bradley Ecuador S.A., a Branch of Bradley Brothers, Canada 1995-2005; Member of the Board of Aim Explorations Ltd. (Canada). Dr. Arias has been included and recognized in Madison Who's Who of the World, Baron's Who is Who (USA) and received the GDS Excellence Leader Award for his legal mining career. Dr. Aria is fluent in English and Spanish.