CEO and Director
Mark Frewin has been a Director of the Company since September 2005; Vice-President Legal Affairs of the Company June, 2010 to March 2017; Head of Legal Affairs of the Company from June 2007 to June 2010; Director of Caledonian Consultancy Limited since June 2013. Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP (Law Firm) from January 2006 to June 2013. Director of Giyani Gold Corp. from 2012 to 2016 and Chairman of Westbridge Energy Corp. from 2012 to 2015.
Director and Corporate Secretary
Jorge Estepa has served as Corporate Secretary of Forsys since 2004 and director since 2015. He is a University of Toronto graduate who has over 25 years experience with publicly traded companies, serving in both investor relations and corporate administrative and development capacities. Mr. Estepa is and has been over the past 23 years an officer and/or director of numerous minerals resource public corporations listed on stock exchanges in Canada
Chief Financial Officer
Miles Nagamatsu has over 30 years of experience in accounting, management, lending, restructurings and turnarounds. Since 1993, Mr. Nagamatsu has acted as a Chief Financial Officer of public and private companies primarily in the minerals exploration and investment management sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant.
Director, Investor Relations
Richard Parkhouse was appointed as a Director of the Company in May 2021. Mr. Parkhouse is an experienced Board Director and Chief Operating Officer with over 30 years’ experience and has held a breadth of senior management appointments in global investment banks and asset management companies across strategic business development, marketing and investor advisory, and senior infrastructure and operational management roles. He has served on multiple private and public company boards in different jurisdictions focusing on governance, risk management and social responsibility matters. Mr. Parkhouse holds an Honours Degree in Economics from Brunel University and has also been awarded a distinction MBA in Finance from City Business School.
Pine van Wyk
In-Country Director, Forsys Metal, Namibia
Pienaar-Schalk (Pine) van Wyk is a qualified Metallurgical Engineer by trade, with a degree in Business Management. He has more than 25 years’ experience in_the_mining industry, encompassing roles on a Senior Operational, Exco Management and Directorship level. His experience includes roles with AngloGold, Rio Ti nto, Paladin Energy, Gecko Group, Celsius Resources (ASX-listed) and Namibia Critical Metals (TSX-listed).
Pine brings a wealth of project development experience and expertise to the African mining industry. He has played an instrumental role in achieving several strategic milestones which took exploration projects into production, some of which include Langer Heinrich Mine (Uranium) in 2005; Cape Cross (Salt) in 2011 and Okanjande (Graphite) in 2016.
Pine has further helped Junior Mining Companies progress their projects by managing feasibility studies and raising capital to advance projects. He has been involved in the following commodities over the last decade: Uranium, Cobalt, Graphite, Copper, Tantalum, Niobium, Fluorspar, Salt and Rare Earths.
In addition to this, he did a Management buyout and birthed the Stewardship Group of Companies in 2018. Stewardship operates in the mining industry and provides drilling, engineering, construction and project consulting services.