Position: Co-Executive Chairman, Director and Audit Committee Member
Ms. Courtenay Wolfe is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience and a proven track record of success in various fields, including corporate strategy, turnarounds, restructuring, international arbitrations, strategic negotiations, marketing and business development. Courtenay is active in the areas of venture capital and private equity in a diverse range of sectors. Courtenay is currently the principal of Canopy Capital Inc., a venture capital company, and is an executive board member of FB Sciences, Inc. and Vital Alert Communication Inc. Courtenay has appeared on BNN, CNBC and Bloomberg Television and has done one-on-one speaking appearances with notable world and business leaders such as Warren Buffet, former President Bill Clinton and Richard Branson.
Position: Co-Executive Chairman and Director
Mr. Kay is a partner and the portfolio manager of the Tenor International & Commercial Arbitration Fund. Mr. Kay joined Tenor in 2009. Previously, Mr. Kay was an investment banker at Jefferies & Company and an attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Mr. Kay currently serves on multiple boards for companies in the mineral, mining and energy industries.
Position: Director and Audit Committee Chairman
Mr. Peter McRae is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate from the Directors Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors with an ICD.D designation. He is currently the Chairman, and between 1994 and 2015, was the President and CEO, of Freedom International Brokerage Company, Canada's largest Inter-Dealer Broker. Mr. McRae's earlier career involved four years in Abu Dhabi as a Financial Administrator for an engineering firm before joining the investment dealer Wood Gundy, first in Toronto and subsequently in New York. Mr. McRae has been a director of several public companies and is currently a director and the Chair of the audit committee of Founders Advantage Capital Corp. (formerly FCF Capital Inc.) (TSXV: FCF).
Position: Director and Audit Committee Member
Mr. Lawrence Haber is currently a private advisor and consultant and has served as the Chair of the Board of Diversified Royalty Corp. (TSX: DIV), a royalty finance company, since June 2011. Mr. Haber also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Royalty Corp. from June 2011 until August 2013. Mr. Haber was a securities lawyer and a senior partner in a Toronto law firm from 1985 to 2000. He then spent 10 years as a senior executive in the financial industry with National Bank Financial and DundeeWealth Inc. Mr. Haber in recent years acted as Special Advisor to the Ontario Securities Commission staff regarding a number of policy projects and was a member of an Expert Committee tasked by the Ontario Minister of Finance to provide its advice regarding the regulation of financial advice and financial planning advice. Currently, in addition to being the Board Chair of Diversified Royalty Corp., Mr. Haber is a member of the Advisory Boards of Westcourt Capital Corp. (portfolio manager in the alternative asset sector) and Laurus Capital Corp. (portfolio manager in the Canadian small cap sector).
Ms. Stylianides has 20 years of experience in the global capital markets having spent much of her career in investment banking, private equity, and corporate management and restructuring. She began her career in corporate law by joining the firm of Webber Wentzel Attorneys in 1990 after graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1992 she joined Investec Merchant Bank Limited where she specialized in risk management and gained extensive experience in the areas of corporate finance and structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, structuring, specialized finance and other banking and financial services transactions. She was also involved in designing and structuring financial products for financial institutions and corporations. Since 1997, Ms. Stylianides has been a director of and has been engaged in the financial restructuring of certain Nasdaq publicly-traded companies and has extensive knowledge of Canadian and SEC securities regulations. Ms. Stylianides continues to work extensively with private equity investors in structuring transactions in the banking, construction and mining industries. She has worked extensively in structuring and implementing corporate and structured finance transactions in the mining, banking and bio science sectors. Additionally, Ms. Stylianides was previously a director and CEO of Surgical Spaces Inc. Group of Companies and has been instrumental in overseeing its national expansion strategy as Canada's private healthcare consolidator. The group was successfully sold to Centric Health, a TSX-listed company, in 2011. Ms. Stylianides has had numerous board appointments, including Callinan Royalties and the Fraser Institute.