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 that is now 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 continues to contribute technical and design leadership as Vice President of EchoTrack Inc., a privately held environmental monitoring technology company serving various industries including wind energy development. He earned his bachelor’s degree of engineering from the University of Western Ontario and his master’s degree of Engineering from the Royal Military College.
Gordon Fretwell, Director
Gordon Fretwell holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law degrees. Formerly a partner in a large Vancouver law firm, Mr. Fretwell has, since 1991, been a self-employed solicitor (Gordon J. Fretwell Law Corporation) in Vancouver practicing primarily in the areas of corporate and securities law.
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.
Christopher F. Goodman, Director
Chris has an extensive background in commodity trading, international business development and natural resource procurement. He held senior management positions with Trafigura, Mercuria Energy and Noble Group in this regard. Much of his experience relates to global trading and to managing multiple complex projects in demanding, fast-paced and deadline-driven work environments. Chris is a proven leader and mentor in building and motivating high performing cross- functional/multicultural teams. Chris is a non-executive director of MHM Metals Limited a company listed on the ASX. Additionally, Chris attended Executive Education programs at Harvard Business School and INSEAD University and has completed a Global Executive Master of Business Administration degree at IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Chemistry) from the University of Bristol.
Mark Peters, Director
Mark Peters is a CPA with over 17 years’ experience in finance and taxation, working primarily with Canadian and US public corporations. He is the CFO of Hunter Dickinson Services Inc. (HDSI), a diversified global mining group with over 25 years’ success in mineral development. Mr. Peters is also CFO of Heatherdale Resources Ltd., a junior exploration and mining company with a copper-gold-zinc-silver asset in Alaska. Prior to joining HDSI, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in both the audit and tax groups. He also serves as Chair of the Tax, Securities and Investment Committee at the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia.
Salil Dhaumya, CFO
Salil Dhaumya has more than 20 years of experience providing finance and administrative services to Canadian and US privately held and publicly traded and reporting companies with international subsidiaries. He was Controller and General Manager of Aquilini Investment Group, business controller for Heli-One, a subsidiary of CHC Helicopter Corporation. He is involved with a number of developing entities. Mr. Dhaumya earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Panjab University, India and he is a certified management accountant, a designation obtained in British Columbia, Canada.