- Paul MatysekAdvisory Board Member
Mr. Matysek is a professional geoscientist with more than 25 years international experience. He is a recognized entrepreneur, specializing in developing resource-based companies from conception to production, and has held or holds senior management and/or director positions with several natural resource exploration and development companies.
Mr. Matysek is the former CEO and founder of Lithium One Inc. Under Mr. Matysek's stewardship, Lithium One developed a leading lithium brine resource in Argentina until recently acquired by Galaxy Resources Ltd. (July 2012). Previously, Mr. Matysek was the co-founder, CEO and president of Energy Metals Corp. (2005 - August 2007), a pure uranium mining and development company, until acquired by Uranium One Inc. in a billion-dollar-plus transaction. Mr. Matysek was also the president and CEO of Potash One Inc., a Saskatchewan-based potash exploration company (Nov 2007 - Mar 2011), until acquired by K+S Aktiengesellschaft for $450-million in an all-cash deal. Mr. Matysek is currently a director of Nevada Copper Corp., Aurcana Corp. and a number of other natural resource companies.