Tracy A. Moore, CEO and Director
Mr. Tracy A. Moore has over 20 years’ business, corporate finance and strategic and business planning experience having worked in over 15 countries, while based in Vancouver, Canada. He co-founded the rare earth business known as “Canada Rare Earth”; he founded the MCSI Group of Companies in 1990; and he worked with three Canadian chartered accountant firms in the practice areas of corporate finance, restructuring, and audit assurance. In addition to his consulting practice he has owned and operated a variety of businesses. He has a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of British Columbia.
Peter Shearing, COO and Director
Mr. Peter Shearing has a significant background in operations and engineering in North America, Europe, and Asia and has been a director of Canada Rare Earth since 2012. Peter has widespread international business experience in high tech and contract electronics manufacturing having held senior executive positions in operational, technical and customer facing roles in companies such as Nortel and Breconridge Manufacturing. He served as an engineering officer in the Canadian Army, filling leadership and technical roles for over a decade. He earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Western Ontario and his master’s degree in Engineering from the Royal Military College.
Christopher F. Goodman, Director
Chris has an extensive background in commodities trading, international business development, natural resource procurement and asset management. He has held senior management positions with Trafigura, Mercuria Energy and Noble Group. Much of his experience relates to global trading and to managing multiple complex projects in demanding and deadline-driven work environments. Chris is a proven leader and mentor in building and motivating high performing cross- functional/multicultural teams. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Chemistry) from the University of Bristol and a Global Executive Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain and he attended executive education programs at Harvard Business School and INSEAD University.
Gordon Fretwell, Director
Mr. Fretwell has been a lawyer for over 25 years, providing corporate finance and securities law advice to publicly traded companies and to private companies proposing to go public. He is a Director of various public companies in the resource sector, including Northern Dynasty Minerals and Curis Resources. Mr. Fretwell has extensive experience as a member and Chairman of the Compensation and the Nominating and Governance Committees and member of the Audit Committee. He holds a B.Comm and Bachelor of Laws degree.
Bill Purcell, Director
Mr. Bill Purcell brings 30 years of leadership experience in the oil industry, with Exxon and Chevron’s refining and marketing operations in Canada. At Chevron, Bill sat on the Canadian strategic and business planning leadership team and the executive environment and safety compliance committee. During this time, Chevron solidified its downstream market leadership and established its reputation for world-class environment, safety, and reliability performance. He has a wide array of project and operating achievements in all functional areas of refining and marketing. Bill has a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Simon Fraser University and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.
Mark Peters, Director
Mark is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with more than 20 years of experience serving as chief financial officer and director of Canadian and United States private and publicly traded companies and taking responsibility for financial reporting, disclosure and tax structuring. Prior to joining the Hunter Dickinson Group in 2007, Mark worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the audit assurance and tax groups.
Michael Lee, CFO
Michael Lee, CPA,CA has over 20 years’ experience in providing senior executive, assurance and advisory services to publicly-traded and privately-held companies including large international resource companies through to small grassroots exploration companies. He has worked in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In particular, since 2010, he has focused on management information systems, external reporting, enterprise risk management and corporate governance strategies. Mr. Lee started his career at the large accounting and advisory firms Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Mr. Lee has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and a Graduate Diploma in Public Accounting from McGill. He is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant.