David Stadnyk

David Stadnyk

Chairman (Aged 56)

David has been at the forefront of the cannabis sector in Canada since 2012 and was a key contributor to the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations which were in place between 2013 and 2016. He had been involved with a number of companies in the space including The Supreme Cannabis Company, 1933 Industries (formerly Friday Night Inc., Weekend Unlimited and FSD Pharma).

Robert Payment

CFO (Aged 37)

Robert is a Chartered Professional Accountant with 12 years’ experience in finance, reporting, regulatory requirements, public company administration, equity markets, and financing of publicly traded companies. He commenced his career in private practise and since 2014 he has served as a consultant for a number of TSX Venture Exchange and Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) listed companies. 

Robert has extensive experience in the cannabis, manufacturing, natural resource, and retail industries. He received a BBA from Simon Fraser University and is a member in good standing of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.

Andrew Male

Executive Director

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in sourcing, developing and financing companies across Canada, the US and UK. Andrew is a seasoned Director, holding senior positions at international public and private investment and operational companies. He also works closely with several Family Offices that seek access to an array of transformational opportunities and is a former Founder and CEO of a TSX Venture Exchange Top 50 Company.

Kevin Ernst

Non-Executive Director (Aged 55)

Kevin has over 30 years’ experience in the investment banking industry having started his career in wealth management with Merrill Lynch and then UBS before spending nine years at the New York Stock Exchange with responsibility for over 150 listings of North American and Asia-Pacific companies. Kevin is currently a partner in a Toronto based private equity group that specialises in strategic advisory and investments into private technology and healthcare companies. 

Kevin holds both an Economics degree and an MBA from Rutgers University as well as NASD securities licences.

Charles (Charlie) Lamb

Non- Executive Independent Director (Aged 37)

Charlie has over 10 years of experience working as a Canadian corporate and securities lawyer at a large international law firm in New York. With extensive cross-border corporate and securities law experience, Charlie has worked on numerous corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of securities for investment funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment vehicles in the Canadian markets. He also has significant experience advising broker dealers, advisers and investment fund managers on Canadian compliance issues. 

Charlie graduated from University of Victoria, British Columbia and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, The Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He has resided in New York since 2009.