Howard J. Atkinson, CFA, CIMA, ICD.D
Howard J Atkinson is is President of TMFD Financial (TMFD), focusing on business development and corporate strategy. Prior to joining TMFD he was a founder and president of Horizons ETFs Management Inc. and over his three decades in financial services has held executive positions with Mackenzie Financial Corporation, CI Funds and Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd. His board experience spans public and private companies as well as non – profit organizations. He is the past founding chair of the Canadian ETF Association and a past president of CFA Society Toronto. He is the author of four books including The New Investment Frontier III: A Guide to Exchange Traded Funds for Canadians, (Insomniac Press, 2005). Mr. Atkinson holds the CFA, CIMA® and ICD.D designations.
Scott Jobin-Bevins, Ph. D., PMP, P.Geo.
Dr. Jobin-Bevins has over 25 years in the mineral exploration industry and more than 15 years of direct experience with public and private companies as an officer, director and technical advisor and has been involved with taking numerous private companies public. He is a registered geoscientist with the association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), and adjunct Professor in the Department of Geology, Lakehead Univeristy and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Scott has a wide range of exploration experience in most commodities including expertise in magmatic sulphides (Ni-Cu-Co) and PGE (Pt-Pd) mineralization, gold, silver, copper (porphyry) and base metals (VMS).Dr. Jobin-Bevins has an extensive industry and government network and served as President (2010-2012) and a Director (2002-2010) of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
Grant B. Walsh, MBA, C.Dir.
Grant B. Walsh is a Chairman, CEO and corporate director. Mr. Walsh has served on 20 plus Boards of Directors and currently serves as Chairman and / or Director of Canada Lands Company Limited, GroGenesis Inc., Medifocus Inc., View Glass Canada Inc., Square Canada Inc., Stroud Resources Inc., and Trebuchet Capital Partners. Mr. Walsh is the Managing Director of Walsh Delta Group Inc., a firm specializing in governance, strategy, leadership, performance improvement and finance.Grant Walsh has been a CEO / senior executive of international companies in several industries but particularly in the service sector. He has led the acquisition and development of real property projects across the US and Canada. As an executive of The ServiceMaster Company, Chicago, IL, he was accountable for $550 million in revenue, 30,000 employees, and 10,000 properties in 44 states and Canada.Mr. Walsh holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Southern Illinois University and an undergraduate degree in English and Philosophy from Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, N.Y. He holds a designation as a Chartered Director from McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada. Walsh is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Institute of Corporate Directors – Canada.
Mirsad Jakubovic, MBA, CPA, CA
Mirsad Jakubovic has 30 years of financial, management and operational experience. He has grown and developed Canadian operations for several international businesses. Mr Jakubovic has worked in varied industries including luxury consumer goods, mining, health care, tobacco, and seafood distribution. He has been the Chief Financial Officer for many several publicly traded companies and has worked for many years in Health Canada regulated industries. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an MBA degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University.