Strategic Advisors

Chris Berry

  • Chris is a well-known writer, speaker, and analyst with a focus on energy metals supply chains, specializing in lithium, cobalt, and graphite.
  • He is the co-author of a newsletter focused on discovery called The Disruptive Discoveries Journal.
  • He was a member of a group, which co-founded The Discovery Investing Scoreboard, a program designed to use crowd sourced information to rank equities of various market capitalizations.
  • Chris spent 15 years working across various roles in sales and brokerage on Wall Street before devoting his efforts towards macro economic and natural resource analysis.
  • He holds an MBA in Finance with an international focus from Fordham University, and a BA in International Studies from The Virginia Military Institute.

James Gilbert


  • Jim has 20+ years of mining and metals investment, financing and transaction expertise, acquired in advisory, executive leadership and governance roles in both publicly-listed and private companies.
  • His experience includes the structuring, negotiation and closing of base and precious metals project financing transactions, for single and multi-sponsor projects totalling billions of dollars, as well as the underlying joint venture arrangements among project sponsors - including strategic partners and offtakers.
  • He has also executed corporate and asset level mergers and acquisition transactions involving mining companies and projects in North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa.
  • Jim has held senior level positions with First Point Minerals Corp., Minera S.A, Gerald Metals Inc. and Rothschild’s mining and metals investment banking group.

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