Dr. David Shaw is a structural geologist & mining entrepreneur, with +14 yrs. significant global lithium experience. Dr. Shaw served as Senior Mining Analyst for the Corporate Finance Group at Yorkton Securities 1990-96. During his tenure at Yorkton, he was involved in over $2b of capital market activity. Dr. Shaw was instrumental in the acquisition of Talison Inc’s lithium brine assets; Talison was acquired by Chinese lithium producer Tianqi in 2013 for $850m. Dr. Shaw was also involved with First Majestic Silver from start-up in 2004 through to eight operational mines in 2019.