Avi Kimelman

Executive Chairman & CEO

Avi Kimelman experience spans over a decade in the financial markets. He is the managing director and founder of Carraway Corporate, a corporate advisory business with significant experience in capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and reverse takeovers for various listed companies. He has been a director of a number of publicly listed and unlisted companies in a range of fields in manufacturing, property development, technology, and education, but his prime focus has been in mining exploration and production.

Louie Simens


Louie Simens a decade of experience in micro-cap equities and startup investing, including experience in corporate restructuring, due diligence, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to entering the junior resources sector, he owned and operated a successful civil and building construction business, where he gained extensive knowledge of corporate governance and project management. Mr Simens understands the fundamental parameters, strategic drivers and market requirements for growth within the junior resources sector.

Avi Geller

Non–Executive Director

Avi Geller has extensive investment experience and a deep knowledge of corporate finance, including capital markets, venture capital, hybrid, debt and private equity. He served as Chief Investment Officer of Leonite Capital, a family office he co-founded focusing on on real estate and capital markets. Mr. Geller also serves as a director of the real estate company Parkit Enterprise Inc (TSX-V: PKT | OTCQX: PKTEF) and the events and technology company Dealflow Financial Products. He previously served as chairman of Axios Mobile Assets.

Dale Schultz

Group geologist

Dale Schultz has over 20 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry in North and South America. He has a M.Sc. from the University of Saskatchewan and is a a registered Professional Geoscientist in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Over the years, Mr. Schultz has been the Qualified Person (QP) for a number of projects including Solex Resources’ Pilunani and Macusani projects in Peru, Channel Resources’ El Mozo project in Central Ecuador, and Avalanche Networks’ “E” project in Northern Ecuador and has also extensive experience in a number of other mining operations. Mr Schultz  brings with him invaluable experience ranging from initial exploration stages through to underground and open pit mine production of large gold systems.

Brian Youngs

Head of Exploration and Logistics

Brian Youngs heads exploration and logistics at Nova. He is a Certified Technician with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists and a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. Mr Youngs completed with Honors a diploma in Mining Engineering Technician and post-diploma in Geographic Information Systems (Applications Specialist Program).  He has a robust understanding of geology, mineralogy and mineral processing and was awarded for excellence in the subject of Geology.