BOARD AND MANAGEMENT
Desmond Balakrishnan is a partner at McMillan LLP. is an experienced capital markets and securities lawyer with extensive experience advising clients in the cannabis, gaming, entertainment, hospitality, and food, beverage and agribusiness sectors. He is one of the leading lawyers in Canada in cannabis and gaming law and is recognized in numerous legal directories for his work in these industries. With a broad scope of expertise, Desmond advises on private equity investments, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and listed company maintenance. He is the national leader of McMillan’s Cannabis and Gaming groups.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Moshevich brings over a decade of leadership and capital markets experience, in both the public and private sectors, to the Company.
Mr. Cooper has been a director of the Company since January 26, 2016. Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in senior management of both public and private companies. He has founded several resource companies internationally, as well as, domestically. Mr. Cooper received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY and his Masters of Business Administration from Dowling College in Oakdale, NY.
Craig Loverock, Director. Mr. Loverock has been a director of the Company since February 10, 2022. Mr. Loverock has over 25 years of experience in accounting and finance roles in Canada, the United States and England. Mr. Loverock has been the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Contagious Gaming Inc. since November 30, 2015 and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Sproutly Canada, Inc.. Mr. Loverock currently serves on the board of directors and as Chair of the audit committee of Worksport Inc. and serves on the board of directors of 1st Eleven Limited. Mr. Loverock received his Bachelors of Commerce (Honours) from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario and is a member of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Shin specializes in providing financial reporting, corporate finance, auditing, corporate strategy, risk management and other accounting and consulting services to both public and private companies in various industries. Mr. Shin holds the professional designation of chartered professional accountant (CPA) in British Columbia. Mr. Shin worked as a consultant, focusing on developing corporate strategy for mid- to large-sized companies, as well as risk management for first-tier financial companies in South Korea. Additionally, he served as an auditor, conducting audits for internationally funded companies in Hong Kong. Currently, Mr. Shin holds the position of CFO for several public and private companies in Canada. Mr. Shin boasts extensive experience spanning approximately 15 years, serving in roles ranging from consultant to auditor, controller, and CFO. His expertise encompasses diverse industries across multiple countries, including Canada, Hong Kong, and South Korea, working with both publicly traded and private corporations.