Mr. Castle is a chartered accountant with more than 44 years of experience in the investment and corporate finance sectors.
His mining and mineral exploration background includes projects with Amoil NZ, Kanieri Gold Dredging and Australian Anglo-American. His investment sector experience includes Brierley Investments and Regina Confections/Charter Corporation Group.
He is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of both TSX.V listed Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited and USX listed Aorere Resources Limited. He is also non-executive director of NZX listed SMW Group.
Duncan T. Blount
CEO & Executive Director
Mr. Blount has over 15 years of experience focused on global natural resources.
Prior to his current position at Decklar Resources, he was head of Emerging & Frontier Markets Commodities at RWC Partners, where he was responsible for developing their commodity and natural resources portfolio strategy. He held similar roles at Baobab Investment Management and Everest Capital. Throughout his career, Mr. Blount has been an early investor (pre-IPO or IPO) in numerous public and private West African oil & gas companies. He also has experience in physical minerals trading and structuring off-take agreements.
He holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA in Language & World Trade from Samford University.
Mr. Foose has over 35 years of experience in international oil & gas production equipment.
He is a retired partner in OilPro Production Equipment, where he focused on international projects throughout Africa, the Middle East, and other oil production regions.OilPro has been instrumental in helping numerous Nigeria-focused oil & gas exploration and production companies establish early production facilities, natural gas processing plants, and full oil batteries.Prior to starting OilPro in 1997, Mr. Foose held various management positions with ITT Barton (now ITT Controls BV).
He is a graduate from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Industrial Electronics and Controls.
Mr. Poelzer has over 20 years of experience in investment advisory, consulting, and executive management.
He is a retired Investment Advisor from BMO Nesbitt Burns, where he focused on portfolio management and insurance and financial investment products, including significant investments in Canadian and international oil & gas companies.
Mr. Poelzer was President of a private bio energy company in the renewable natural gas industry in 2017 and 2018. He has also consulted for Canadian and international oil & gas, mining, and clean energy companies on finance and corporate structure, as well as compliance. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Colombia.