Board of Directors

Erin Campbell

Executive Director

  • President of ECMB Capital Partners, a merchant banking/advisory group.
  • Expertise in management, finance, M&A, strategy and operations; acted to put in place innovative offtake and finance mechanism with battery manufacturers.
  • Ms. Campbell is a Director of Kanata Clean Power and Climate Technologies, H2 Ventures 1 Inc. and has been a director of several publicly listed global companies.
  • Ms. Campbell has been active in Canadian politics since the late 1980s having managed and advised campaigns at all three levels of government, as well as party leadership races.
  • From 1992-2001, Ms. Campbell held various positions for federal and provincial government officials, including the Leader of the Federal Opposition, Minister of Indian Affairs and Minister of Defence.
  • Ms. Campbell is the Chair of the Canada Eurasian Russia Business Association, Vancouver Chapter.
  • Founder of Puget Ventures, and previous Officer/Director of Global Cobalt Corp.
  • Previous consultant for Platinum Group Metals, Mag Silver, West Timmins Mining.

Paul Sarjeant

QP & Director

  • Mr. Sarjeant, P. Geo, has extensive exploration, project evaluation and acquisition experience both in Canada and internationally and has managed several junior resource companies.
  • Mr. Sarjeant began his career with Echo Bay Mines Ltd. as a project geologist working on projects in the NWT, Archean greenstone belts, Lupin Mine peripheral project, and skarn properties in BC and Ecuador.
  • He was appointed Senior Geologist, International Exploration Group, responsible for project evaluation outside of North America, including precious and base metals projects in South America, East Africa, South East Asia, Russia, Mongolia, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.

Gaston Reymenants


  • Mr. Reymenants has a distinguished career in mining, smelting, refining and metal trading that has spaned over forty years, during which, he was also responsible for the financing of several off-take projects in Australia, China and the Americas.
  • He served over 20 years with Falconbridge International in various managerial positions and was part of the joint venture with Norilsk Kombinat.
  • Mr. Reymenants was the managing director of Kola International Murmansk, and held director and/or senior managerial positions with several companies with cobalt assets including Baja Mining, Polymet Mining and KCM.

Peter Reynolds


  • Mr. Reynolds has been engaged by EBRD to carry out reviews of EBRD's investments for several projects in Mongolia, Central Asia and Russia.
  • Mr. Reynolds holds professional designations with the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Canadian Institute of Mining and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
  • He has over 45 years experience in the minerals industry, with high-level experience at various mines including being formerly Manager of Operations Planning & Mine Projects/Manager Mine Business Improvement for BHP Billiton at Olympic Dam, Managing Director of ASX listed Marlborough Resources, Director of ASX listed Outback Metals and manager of several of Normandy Mining’s operations.

Mitchell Smith

President & CEO, Director

  • Prior to being appointed President & CEO of Global Energy Metals, Mr. Smith held increasingly senior capital market positions through his involvement with various mining groups including Global Cobalt Corp, International Barytex Resources and Petaquilla Copper Ltd.
  • Accomplished executive and business development professional with deep experience and proven success developing and executing on corporate strategies, marketing relationships and maximizing business opportunities for long-term engagement and strategic relationships.
  • Profound understanding of the natural resources sector, capital markets and current market trends.
  • Early adopter and thought leader in the battery space recognizing the proliferation and mainstream appetite for handheld smart devices, mobiles phones and EVs and the critical role the metals associated with the market play.
  • Negotiated and structured off-take agreements for cobalt material and built relationships with Chinese battery manufacturer intermediaries and facilitated commerce by arranging joint ventures, marketing and engineering and procurement construction contracts.
  • Mr. Smith is also a director of TSXV listed Sceptre Ventures (SVP) and NEX listed Panther Metals (Palm).

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