B.Comm., C.A., CPA
Ben joined Altius’ executive team in 2006. Ben graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1991 and earned his Chartered Accountant designation in 1993. He has since held roles with increasing levels of responsibility with both private and public companies. Prior to Altius, his most recent position was that of Corporate Controller for NYSE and TSX-listed CHC Helicopter Corporation. His responsibilities at Altius include overseeing its financial management, public reporting, and treasury as well as negotiation, valuation and structuring expertise for its royalty and project generation initiatives.
Chad S. Wells
VP Business Development and Corporate Secretary
Chad joined Altius’ executive team in 2001. Chad currently oversees business origination with respect
to Altius’ Project Generation and Royalty business segments with particular emphasis to commercializing the Company’s mineral exploration project interests and managing the related portfolio of public equities. Chad has previous experience as a consulting geologist working with junior and senior companies in the mineral and petroleum sectors across Canada. His geological background allows him an intimate understanding of project activities and initiatives to complement his market perspective in the development of internal projects for sale and joint venture.
Lawrence joined Altius’ executive team in 2006. Lawrence is a graduate of Memorial University (BSc Hons, Msc) and The University of British Columbia (PhD, a registered Professional Geoscientist (PEGNL) and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists. Lawrence has worked in mineral exploration across Canada and internationally and is responsible for Altius’ project generation efforts globally.