Desmond Balakrishan

Executive Director

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.

Alex Klenman


Mr. Klenman is an experienced junior mining executive whose career spans over 30 years in the private and public sectors. Over the past decade he has held and continues to hold leadership roles with several publicly traded resource companies, including senior officer and/or director positions with Nexus Gold Corp, Leocor Gold, Azincourt Energy, and others. During his career as a marketing, communications, and finance consultant he has worked with companies such as Roxgold Inc, Forum Uranium, Integra Gold, Midnight Sun Mining, among others. He began his professional career in television broadcasting which evolved in the late 1990’s into communications, finance and marketing roles principally for publicly traded companies.

Christopher Cooper

CFO and Director

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


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.