Experienced and Connected 


Wanda Cutler has more than 25 years of experience as strategic corporate advisor to several public companies through her firm Cutler McCarthy. Clients include junior mining companies, investment companies and alternative energy companies. Ms. Cutler has been involved in the lithium industry since 2009 having advised several lithium exploration companies. During her career she been involved in a number of equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and incubated new companies. She has held directorships on the boards of directors of various private and public companies. Ms. Cutler holds a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Ottawa.

Veronique LABERGE

Veronique Laberge is a chartered professional accountant and holder of the title of auditor. With more than 17 years of experience in professional practice, she specialized in certification mandates, general accounting and as a consultant for public and private companies.

Miguel PERAL

Miguel Peral is an Argentine born geologist developing Argentine and Chilean mining assets. Miguel has worked as a professional geologist for more than 25 years in Greenfield exploration, geological consulting, he is an accomplished prospector and exploration manager for numerous projects including CRA / Rio Tinto, Paramount Ventures, Mansfield Minerals, Teck Cominco, Admiralty Resources (ADY), Condor Resources, Cascadero Copper, and Orocobre. Miguel has a broad range of expertise and extensive experience and knowledge of porphyry copper systems in Peru, Chile, and Argentina. He is responsible for the discovery of new high- and low-sulphidation gold and silver epithermal showings, and identifying IOCG and VMS type alteration systems. Miguel's recent focus is lithium brine deposits with an emphasis on the discovery and development of new brine deposits. In 2007, Miguel promoted and developed the Salar de Olaroz project from the beginning. This project, which is currently in production under the management of AllKem, reached a total of 22.6 Mt in measured, indicated, and inferred resources. In 2017, Miguel collaborated with Allkem on the feasibility study in Salar de Cauchari. During this period, he successfully identified brine deposits containing over 6.2 Mt in measured and indicated resources, boasting a lithium grade of 490 parts per million. In 2012, Miguel was nominated as one of the most Outstanding Geologists in Argentina.


Mr. Stone is a Montréal based, bilingual geologist originally hailing from Perth, Australia. He is a registered Professional Geologist (P.Geo.) in the provinces of Québec and Ontario, Canada and also acts as Vice President, Exploration for other Canadian junior exploration companies. Mr. Stone’s Québec experiences have been largely in gold, having worked at Newmont’s Éléonore mine, Bonterra Resources’ Bachelor mine and Amex Exploration’s Perron project. His recent field seasons have been focused in the James Bay region of Québec prospecting for lithium rich pegmatites. Prior to this, the bulk of Mr. Stone’s mining experience was in the Australian iron ore industry with BHP in the mineral-rich Pilbara region. Having managed large drilling programs in the past, Mr. Stone brings a solid set of geological and management skills in addition to his pragmatic approach to mineral exploration. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology) from Curtin University in Perth, Australia, of which the third year was based in the famous gold mining town of Kalgoorlie at the renowned West Australian School of Mining (WASM).
Andrew BOWERING, Chairman - Select Lithium


Andrew Bowering is a venture capitalist with over 30 years of operational experience and leadership in mineral exploration and development worldwide. Among his accomplishments, he is a founder of Millennial Lithium Corp, which was acquired by Lithium Americas Corp. in 2022 for CDN $491 million. Over the decades, Mr. Bowering has founded, funded, and managed numerous companies that have been active in the exploration and development of precious metals, base metals, and industrial metals, mostly in North American and Latin America. In total, he has to date raised hundreds of millions of dollars in equity financings. Mr. Bowering is also currently an Executive Advisor and director of Prime Mining Corp., the Chairman of Apollo Silver Corp, a Special Advisor to American Copper Development Corp, and a Strategic Advisor for United Lithium.
Kelly MALCOLM, Director - Select Lithium


Kelly Malcolm is a Professional Geologist (Ontario) with extensive exploration experience, much of which is in Archean greenstone belts in Canada. Mr. Malcolm is VP Exploration at Amex Exploration which was named Exploration Company of the Year at Mines & Money 2022, made numerous gold discoveries, and raised over $90 million to advance the Perron project. His past exploration successes also include the discovery and delineation of Detour Gold’s high grade 58N gold deposit. He is also CEO of Borealis Mining, which owns an operating gold mine in Nevada. Throughout his career he has built a strong network of investors both retail and institutional as well as the capital markets professionals including research analysts and investment bankers. He holds a Bachelor of Science Honours in geology and a Bachelor of Arts in economics.
Adree DELAZZER, Director - Select Lithium


Ms. DeLazzer has over 15 years of experience in greenfield and brownfield exploration, with a focus on precious metals, rare earth metals (REE), uranium, and diamonds. Most recently, Ms. DeLazzer was with Kirkland Lake Gold Limited, where she held the position of Superintendent of Geology for the Detour Lake Gold Mine in northeastern Ontario, the second largest open pit gold producing mine in Canada, as well as Exploration Manager responsible for overseeing several multi-million-dollar exploration campaigns covering 1,000 km2 of greenstone belt in the Abitibi. She is a skilled exploration professional geologist who was notably an integral part of the 58N zone discovery, and of the large West Detour exploration campaigns of 2020 and 2021. Prior to working for Kirkland Lake Gold and Detour Gold, Ms. DeLazzer worked as a Senior Project Geologist on multi commodity targets in Newfoundland and Labrador for Silver Spruce Resources. She also worked as a geologist for BHP Billiton at the Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories. Ms. DeLazzer has a B.Sc. in Earth Science from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova-Scotia, and is registered in Ontario as a professional geologist.
Albert CONTARDI, Director - Select Lithium


Mr. Contardi is a consultant/adviser with over 15 years of legal, investment and capital markets experience. He is currently President of Generic Capital Corporation, a Toronto based EMD finance firm as well as Interim President and CEO of QcX Gold, a Quebec based junior exploration company. Mr. Contardi’s experience involves advising and structuring corporate finance transactions in the mining, tech and bio tech sectors to maximize the value of projects/assets. He was the founding shareholder of Lithium Americas. He has been called to the Ontario Bar and is a graduate of Queen’s University Law School.


Victor CANTORE, Strategic Advisor - Select Lithium


Born in Argentina, Mr. Victor Cantore, has been involved in the lithium industry through his role as capital markets advisor to Nemaska Lithium since 2011 and was the property vendor of the Whabouchi Lithium property which he sold to Nemaska Lithium in 2009. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Vision Lithium and Northern Superior and is CEO of Amex Exploration. Mr. Cantore began his investment career in 1992 as an advisor for Tasse & Associates and then as an investment advisor at RBC Dominion Securities, one of the largest brokerage firms in Canada. Since 1999, Mr. Cantore has worked with both public and private companies organizing and structuring financings mainly in the resources sector.

Callum GRANT, Senior Technical Advisor - Select Lithium

Callum GRANT

Mr. Callum Grant is a professional geologist and mining engineer with broad experience of the lithium brine sector in Argentina. From 2016-2020, he contributed in senior roles to the successful development of the Cauchari JV property in NW Argentina from initial drilling to resource expansion (M&I: 4.8Mt plus Inferred: 1.5Mt contained Lithium Carbonate Equivalent) and completion of PEA and PFS technical studies to NI43-101 standards. He has decades of personal and working experience in Argentina.
In addition to lithium, has worked on numerous base and precious metals projects in the Americas from exploration to production in various geological environments. Mr. Grant holds a B.Sc. Honours Geology and M.Eng Mining qualifications.

Murray BROOKER, Senior Technical Advisor - Select Lithium


Murray Brooker is a lithium consultant, hydrogeologist, and geologist with 32 years’ experience in the mining industry. He works in exploration, resource and reserve definition, project feasibility studies and project management, taking the lead in resource evaluations and independent reviews of projects and ASX or TSX listed companies. He is an independent consultant since 2010 and previously worked for mining and exploration companies and international geological and engineering consultancies.
Mr Brooker has extensive experience evaluating salt lake lithium and potash brine projects, having acted as the Competent & Qualified Person for ASX/TSX listed Allkem (previously Orocobre) Limited on the Olaroz and Cauchari lithium brine projects in Argentina and for Lithium Power International on the Maricunga lithium project in Chile. His experience includes property selection, exploration program design, project management and supervision, regulatory and environmental management, and resource and reserve estimation, through to well field design and operation.
Mr Brooker is a fluent Spanish-speaker, who has worked in Argentina and Chile since 1994. He also has extensive experience in evaluation of hard rock mineral projects for lithium and a wide range of other commodities, having worked in Australia, the Americas and Asia.