Board of Directors


Dale Johnson – Chairman

Formerly, Dale was the non-executive Chairman of Optimal Payments PLC; a publicly listed payment and money transfer services company in the UK.

Over 30 years of experience in corporate leadership, management, business development and turnarounds for private and public companies. Recently was President of Neovia Financial Plc’s Asia Pacific operations, establishing the company’s online payment services in the region.


Janan Paskaran – Corp. Secretary Partner

Extensive experience representing public issuers in a wide variety of financing, business combination and M&A transactions.

Practice focuses on corporate and securities law.

Law degree from the University of Western Ontario and is called to the bar in the province of Alberta and England and Wales (not practicing).


Gino DeMichele – Non Executive Director

Currently serves as the President and CEO of A2 Capital Management Inc, a private merchant banking and trading operation.

Gino has been engaged in global and domestic financial markets since 1990 and brings 25 years of corporate finance and merger and acquisition expertise.


Thomas English – Independent Director

Thomas brings a wealth of experience in the public capital markets and is currently President and CEO at AC Group.

He has served as Head of Trading and Co-Head of Institutional Equity Sales at Salman Partners. Previous to this, Mr. English spent five years with CIBC World Markets. Mr. English holds BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Western Ontario.