Senior Management

Akshay Dubey


Mr. Dubey has over 11 years of experience originating and structuring investments in the natural resource space including within the oil and gas, mining and metals, agriculture and timberland industries. He previously reported directly to the Board of Directors of BaseCore Metals LP which he led since its inception in 2017 till its sale in July 2022 for $525m. At BaseCore his focus included originating and executing additional stream and royalty investments in the base metals sector, along with managing the company's portfolio of assets. Previous to BaseCore, Mr. Dubey was a Principal within the Natural Resources team at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, where he gained extensive experience in both the energy and mining sectors; including originating and structuring various investments, such as the $3.3b acquisition and subsequent set up of the Heritage Royalty platform. Mr. Dubey started hs career working for CIBC in their investment banking division within the mining group based in Toronto, Canada. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration (Hons.) from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Ingrid Meger

Vice President Finance & CFO

Ms. Meger is a qualified professional chartered accountant who obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and has since garnered over 20 years of experience in audit, public accounting and private company consulting. She has worked in a number of industries, including oil and gas exploration and production, oilfield services, manufacturing and start up tech enterprise. Her skills and expertise range from positions in senior management at several large Canadian public accounting firms, along with roles in industry supporting business owners grow and develop financing strategies. She has significant depth in the areas of financial reporting, business risk mitigation, forecasting and building performance systems. She has written articles for several business publications and is a member of CPA Alberta and CPA Canada. She has also provided governance and leadership assistance as a prior volunteer member of the Board of Directors of the Alberta Gymnastics Federation.

Kevin Moran

Executive Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Moran graduated from the University of Alberta with a doctorate in Chemical Engineering. Dr. Moran also holds a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto and undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Science from the University of Western Ontario. He has extensive oil sands industry experience, during which time he focused on solving technical issues related to bitumen production through the application of colloidal and hydraulic principles; specific emphases included flotation, tight emulsions and the physical characterization of bitumen. Dr. Moran joined the Company in July 2008 from Syncrude Canada Ltd., where he managed research and technology development programs in oil sands bitumen extraction and froth treatment process technologies. As Project Leader & Research Associate, he was also responsible for feasibility studies and business case advancement in support of these R&D initiatives. Dr. Moran also fulfills a apart-time role as Adjunct Professor at the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta. He is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), registered in Alberta.

Niel Erasmus

Vice-President, Mineral Sands

Mr. Erasmus brings more than 25 years’ experience in resource and process development aspects within the oil sands, mineral sands, iron ore, coal and other industries. Mr. Erasmus most recently held the role as Senior Project Manager for a major international engineering firm, delivering oil sands projects and previously also led our Company's technology development and piloting programs in the Saskatchewan Research Council in Regina, Saskatchewan. Mr. Erasmus obtained his Metallurgical Engineering degree from the University of Pretoria and is a registered professional engineer in the province of Alberta.