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Board of Directors


Chairman

  • Gilles Breton  International Affairs Consultant

Directors

  • Boris Aryev - Stans Energy Corp 
  • Mike Van Akkooi Kinross Gold
  • Pierre Sein Pyun - Bombardier
  • Erin Chutter Rare Capital Corp.
  • Martha Harrison - McCarthy Tetrault LLP
  • Nathan Hunt - Ronald A. Chisholm International
  • Daniel Kieselbach - Deloitte TaxLaw
  • Stephen Parkes - PEMD Group Inc
  • Chris Westdal - Silver Bear Resource
  • Norman Storm - Falcon Oil&Gas LLP
  • Piotr Dutkiewicz - Carleton University
  • Neil Withers -  CFA, Independant Director, Past President CFA Association Russia
  • Nicolas Fresne - Former Head of Quebec mission in Moscow

Past Chairman

  • Lou Naumovski - Non-Executive Director, Amur Minerals Corporation; Consultant, Kinross Gold Corporation and Advisor on Russia to the World Gold Council


Alberta Board of Directors


Chairman

  • Stephen Parkes - PEMD Group

Directors

  • Erkin Atakhanov - Personal Finance Consulting
  • Laurent Auger - Alberta International Intergovernmental Relations
  • Erin Chutter - Global Energy Metals (ex officio member)

 

Montreal Board of Directors


Chairman

  • Nicolas Fresne - Chairman

Directors

  • Ilya Kalnish - BCF
  • Leo Knaapen - Bombardier
  • Alexandre Borduas - BRP


 

Ottawa Board of Directors


Chairman

  • Gilles Breton - former Deputy Head of Mission, Canadian Embassy to Russia

Directors

  • Greg Shields - Hyperline
  • Pierre Pyun - Bombardier
  • Alexandra Logvin - Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Christopher Westdal - Silver Bear

Observers

  • Cecilia Silundika - AANDC

 

Toronto Board of Directors


Chair

  • Martha Harrison, McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Vice-Chair
 
  • Wolfgang Spillner, Logistics Consultant 

Directors

  • Boris Aryev, Stans Energy Corp.
  • Mike Van Akkooi  Kinross Gold
  • John Coll, Bombardier
  • Mark Gilbert, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft 
  • Wendy Harris, CESO
  • Robert C Kay, Migao Corporation
  • Lou Naumovski, Non-Executive Director, Amur Minerals Corporation; Consultant, Kinross Gold Corporation and Advisor on Russia to the World Gold Council
  • Alina Pekarsky, Sci-Tech Ventures Associates; Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University
  • Alex Peshekhonov, Global Performance Improvement Inc.
  • Alex Shifrin, Launch*Pad

Moscow Board of Directors


Chairman

  • Nathan Hunt - Ronald A.Chisholm International

Directors

  • Alexander Skoblo - Dentons Russia
  • Anatoly Andriash - Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Clark Bailey - EuroChem Group
  • Kelly Allin - Deloitte Russia
  • Luc Jones - Antal Russia
  • Madina Assylbekova - Gowling WLG
  • Matt Wills - John Deere Construction & Forestry Division

  • Mikhail Romanov - Ernst & Young
  • Neil Withers - CFA Russia
  • Pavel Zhelvis - RusTechnip LLC
  • Robert Machowski - HATCH
  • Ron Lewin - TerraLink Technologies
  • Stanislav Borodyuk - Kinross Gold Corporation
  • Svetlana Bobrovich - Barrick Gold Corporation

Observers:

  • Annick Goulet - Embassy of Canada in Moscow
  • St├ęphanie Loiseau - Embassy of Canada in Moscow

 

Kazakhstan Board of Directors


Chairman

  • Norman Storm - Falcon Oil&Gas
Vice Chairman
  • Alexey Chernoff - PetroKazakhstan 

Directors

  • Arystan Galiyev - Kazakh Invest
  • Dmitry Barsukov - Cameco Kazakhstan
  • Gordon Haskins - Al-Hilal Bank
  • Kanat Skakov - DENTONS
  • Kirill Afanasyev - Schneider Group Kazakhstan
  • Rustem Ikramov - CTP Equipment
  • Ulf Wokurka - Tresna Bank
Observers
  • Darren Smith - Embassy of Canada to Kazakhstan
 

Vancouver Board of Directors


Chairman:

  • Erin Chutter – Chair of the Board, Global Energy Metals Corp.

 Directors:

  • John Kitchen – Owner, Steveston Net and Gear
  • John Sloan – Ex-Ambassador of Canada to Russia
  • Joseph Bonvillain – Partner, Manning Elliott LLP
  • Vladimir Scekic - President, MIVA Engineering
  • Daniel Kiselbach – Partner, Deloitte Tax Law LLP
  • Dominique Spragg – VP Viking Air
  • Bryan Hughes – Regional Director, EDC
  • Brent Knight - Director, Business development and Partnerships, R1 Airlines
  • Daniel Chowny - Principal, Pattison High School

Observers:

  • Victoria Hayes - Director, Ministry of International trade (BC Provincial government)
  • Tulegen Kalau - General Director (ENERTEK-Kazakhstan)