Brad Nichol, P. Eng., MBA, President & CEO
Mr. Nichol is an international entrepreneur who has served and advised corporations on strategy and finance for over 25 years. Throughout his career he has served as both senior executive and director of a number of public and private enterprises across the finance and resource sectors. Since 2005, he has led the development of several exploration & production companies in the oil and gas sector, principally based in Calgary, Alberta. During this period, he led each successive organization through multiple rounds of private and public project financings, initiated and executed dual listings, established key international and domestic financial relations, oversaw M&A, technical, operational, HR, investor relations, legal and regulatory functions as well as closing several accretive asset acquisitions and financings in multiple jurisdictions. Prior to this, Brad served as a Management Consultant at a top-tier international firm in New York and London advising Fortune 50 corporations on business and corporate strategies. Previously, Mr. Nichol worked at Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil and gas services firm. He served in various technical, managerial, marketing and sales roles in North America, South America and Europe. The majority of his work focused on reservoir evaluation and production enhancement strategies. From 1992 until 2001 Mr. Nichol managed operations and executed projects in Canada, the United States and South America, including responsibility for reservoir stimulation and wellbore construction services for BP in Colombia. Mr. Nichol left Schlumberger to pursue his MBA at one of the world’s top ranked business schools, the London Business School, in the UK and graduated with honors in 2003. Mr. Nichol also holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and has been a registered Professional Engineer since 1994.
Nathan Steinke, CFO & Secretary
Mr. Steinke is a highly respected financial professional with over 15 years of experience leading the finance functions for both public and private companies in the international resource sector. Since 2003, Mr. Steinke’s responsibilities have comprised of all financial aspects of the companies including; debt and equity financings, corporate structure design and management, cash flow management and forecasting, legal and regulatory compliance, stakeholder engagement and reporting, dual listing execution and management, and risk management.
Kyle Stevenson, Director
Mr. Stevenson is currently the President and a Director at Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSX.V: ML) (FRA: A3N2) (OTCQB: MLNLF) and brings over 15 years of experience in finance, marketing and operations to the team at Liberty One. Kyle has filled several high-profile roles over the years, including; President/Director of RuralCom Networks, a licensed Canadian Telecom provider acquired by Investel Capital in 2016, Founder/Director of Liquid Media Group, Director of Waterproof Studios, a top tier animation and visual effect studio, and Founder/President/Director of High North Resources, an oil and gas producer focused on western Canada.
Patrick Whibley, Director
Mr. Whibley is a finance professional with over 17 years of capital market experience. Prior to joining Liberty One Lithium, Mr. Whibley served extensively as an Investment Advisor with PI Financial and Global Securities in Vancouver. He has assisted in raising a significant amount of capital for venture companies, many in the go-public stage. Mr. Whibley has built his career by cultivating strong relationships and networks with both retail and high-net worth clients, brokers, analysts and investment bankers.