Joseph A. Carrabba

CEO, President and Director

Mr. Carrabba has been a director and our President and CEO since November 27, 2019. Mr. Carrabba has been a director of NioCorp Developments Ltd., a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, since December 2014. Mr. Carrabba is also a director of other publicly traded companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.

 His background includes leading an oil and gas exploration company with projects in Brazil; an international mining and natural resources company from 2005 until his retirement in 2013; various leadership roles at Rio Tinto, a global mining company; and directorships in other resource and energy companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from Capital University and an MBA from Frostburg State University in Maryland. 

Mr. Carrabba’s qualification to serve as President, CEO and a member of our Board of Directors is based upon his years of leadership and executive experience in publicly traded companies in the mining and materials processing industries.

Gary Arca


Mr. Arca is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has been a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants and British Columbia Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants since 1980. Mr. Arca was a partner with two separate public accounting firms from 1996 to December 2005. Mr. Arca has extensive experience dealing with public companies and, since 2005, has served as a director of many publicly traded resource companies.

Hon. Scott Brison


The Honourable Scott Brison joined BMO as Vice-Chair, Investment & Corporate Banking in 2019. As an elected Member of Parliament, Mr. Brison served the constituency of Kings-Hants (Nova Scotia) who elected him to Canada’s House of Commons seven consecutive times over 21 years. During that time he served in government for seven years holding key roles, most recently as President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government from 2015 to 2019, Minister of Public Works and Government Services from 2004 to 2006, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Canada-U.S. relations from 2003 to 2004.

In May 2020, Mr. Brison became Dalhousie University’s eighth chancellor. Mr. Brison is a member of the Trilateral Commission and was named by the World Economic Forum of Davos, Switzerland, as one of its "Young Global Leaders." In August 2010, he was awarded the Order of San Carlos by Colombian President Álvaro Uribe in recognition of his contributions to the CanadaColombia Free Trade Agreement.

Mr. Brison serves on the board of the Canada-China Business Council, the Dalhousie University Board of Governors, the Macdonald Stewart Foundation, CJPAC and previously served as Chairman of SeaFort Capital Inc. Mr. Brison earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University. He has completed the Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century Executive Education Program at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

Robert Eadie


Mr. Eadie has been a director and President since December 2010, and Chief Executive Officer since March 2018. Mr. Eadie is a self-employed business owner, and is currently President, CEO and a director of Starcore International Mines Ltd., a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, since October 2003. Mr. Eadie is also a director and officer of several publicly traded companies listed on the Venture Exchange and the CSE. Mr. Eadie is not an employee of the Company, and, in his capacity as a director and member of the Audit Committee, will dedicate a minimum of 35% of his time to the affairs of the Company. Mr. Eadie is not currently subject to any written non-competition and confidentiality agreement with the Company.

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