Management & Directors
President & CEO, Director
Simon C. Dyakowski CFA, MBA
Mr. Dyakowski is President & CEO of GSP Resource Corp. He has over ten years of corporate finance, corporate development, and capital markets advisory experience. He holds an MBA – Finance from the University of British Columbia, is a CFA charterholder, and holds an undergraduate Finance degree from the University of Western Ontario. His recent focus is advising venture stage and growth-oriented public market issuers on deal structuring, capital markets, and corporate development strategies. He previously held relationship coverage roles at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Royal Bank of Canada dealing with investment grade and mid-market Canadian corporate clients in the Energy, Power & Utilities, Forest Products, and Diversified Industries sectors. His professional experience is rooted in equity research and equity sales coverage roles he held at Salman Partners and Leede Financial. His coverage universe included publicly held companies in the Mining, Energy, Forest Products, Heavy Industrial, and special situations sectors.
Christopher I. Dyakowski, BSc, P.Geo.
Mr. Dyakowski has over 35 years of mineral exploration experience. His background includes Board of Director and executive-level positions with numerous publicly traded junior mining companies. In these roles, Mr. Dyakowski has secured venture capital from individual sources and public financings; reviewed and supervised exploration programs; worked with regulators, government departments, legal and financial teams, the media and investors; and, located and secured mining properties in Canada, the United States, Argentina and Bolivia. Mr. Dyakowski is a member of the British Columbia Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (P.Geo) and holds a B.Sc. (Geology) from the University of British Columbia.
Kenneth C. Phillippe, CA
Mr. Phillippe is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has over 35 years of public company experience. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia in 1976. He articled with Thorne Riddell (now KPMG) and obtained his professional accounting designation in 1981. Mr. Phillippe established his own accounting practice in 1981. Mr. Phillippe has served as an officer and director of public reporting issuers in both Canada and the United States
Jordan P. Trimble, BSc, CFA
Jordan Trimble is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Skyharbour Resources. Mr. Trimble holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Minor in Commerce from UBC and he is a CFA charterholder and serves as a director of the CFA Society Vancouver. He has worked in the resource industry in various roles with numerous TSX Venture listed companies specializing in corporate finance and strategy, shareholder communications, marketing, deal structuring and capital raising. Previous to Skyharbour, he managed the Corporate Development for Bayfield Ventures, a gold company with projects in Ontario which was acquired by New Gold (TSX: NGD). Mr. Trimble has an extensive network of institutional and retail investors as well as resource industry professionals bringing valuable relationships to the Company. He has appeared on BNN several times and has given presentations at numerous resource conferences across North America. Mr. Trimble has completed the Canadian Securities Course and Technical Analysis Course offered through CSI as well as several geology, exploration and mining courses.
Justin G. Kates
Mr. Kates is a lawyer and partner of DuMoulin Black LLP (where he has worked for the past 6 years), practicing primarily in the areas of securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and commercial law. Mr. Kates works with clients in a wide range of industries including oil and gas, technology, life sciences, food & beverage, and natural resources. He advises clients from all stages of development ranging from early stage to large public companies. His practice includes advising these clients on a range of matters, including equity and debt financings, stock exchange listings, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and general corporate/commercial matters. He received his J.D. from the University of Western Ontario and his Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University.