Senior Council of Advisors


Chair of Council 

Stephen PincusSenior Partner & Head of the Capital Markets Practice, Goodmans LLP  

Council Members 

Chief Jerry Asp, Member of Tahltan Nation | Chair of the Board, Co-Founder & CEO of the Global Indigenous Trust.

Andrew Cheatle, Former CEO of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)   

Deepak Dave, Fmr. Chief Risk Officer, Africa Trade Insurance Agency   

Alan Friedman, Co-founder and Director, Osino Resources

Joe LombardHead of Metals, Hatch 

Samantha Mandigora, Regional Director for the University of Cape Town's Canada Regional Office for Development and Alumn

Hon. Walter McLean PC, Fmr. Secretary of State & Special Advisor: Africa and Commonwealth Affairs, Government of Canada 

Neil Reeder, Vice President, Government Relations, B2Gold   

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, the Founder, chairman and owner of APO Group

Bruce Shapiro, Past President & Director of MineAfrica Inc.       

Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, Founder and Managing Director, DaMina Advisors and Special Envoy on Trade and Investment to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Secretariat.   


Paula Caldwell St-Onge, Chair of the Board, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business   

Garreth Bloor, President, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business  

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