Michael Slater holds a Full Technology Certificate in precision and mechanical engineering. Mr Slater has extensive experience in the United Kingdom, Denmark and Canada in domestic and international sales and marketing of precision machine tools and engineering. In 1982, Mr Slater was appointed vice president of Elliot Machinery in Toronto, a division of a publicly traded company. In 1991, he became president of a private corporation manufacturing material handling and lifting equipment. He remained a senior staff member until 2009 and has subsequently held positions of officer and director of a publicly traded Namibian-based copper mining and exploration company. Mr Slater will be responsible for production, production support and R&D.