Our board of directors is made up of dedicated, highly experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds who oversee the strategic direction of LSC and are committed to the development and overall success of the company. Our board currently consists of six members.

, Chairman

Wayne Richardson

Mr. Richardson has had a career in strategic business development at a senior management level in domestic and international markets, including a track record of successful management of turnaround, growth and start-up companies.

Having a solid understanding of fundamental business drivers, his recycling, service delivery, energy storage and automotive industry experience combined with his sales and marketing knowledge has enabled him to conceptualize, implement and deliver complex projects. In particular he has been a leader in identifying and delivering market changing business models.


Robert Metcalfe

Mr. Metcalfe has been Counsel at Metcalfe, Blainey & Burns LLP since 2001 and, prior to that, he was a senior partner with the law firm Lang Michener LLP for 20 years. Mr. Metcalfe has extensive executive, board, compensation committee and audit committee experience and currently serves on the board of several public companies. Mr. Metcalfe has a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Mr. Metcalfe is independent within the meaning of National Instrument 52-110 of the Canadian Securities Administrators.


J. Trevor Eyton

Senator Eyton is a corporate director who served as a Member of the Senate of Canada from 1990 until his retirement in 2009. He is highly respected for his lengthy service with Brascan Limited, (now known as Brookfield Asset Management), a Canadian-based, global asset manager focused on property, renewable power, infrastructure assets and private equity. Mr. Eyton served as Brascan’s President and Chief Executive Officer (1979 to 1991), as well as its Chairman and Senior Chairman (to 1997) and as a director (to 2014). Prior to his service with Brookfield, Mr. Eyton was a partner with the law firm Tory’s - and has served on numerous public and private corporations including General Motors Canada, Noranda, Magna International Inc., Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc., Silver Bear Inc and LeadFX Inc.

Senator Eyton has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and Queen’s Counsel for Ontario. In addition, Senator Eyton has a B.A. (Toronto), as well as a J.D. (Toronto) and has received two honorary doctorates of law (Waterloo and King’s College - Dalhousie).


Stephen Dattels

Mr. Dattels is a seasoned senior mining executive and resource financier who has founded and/or financed numerous mining ventures in several continents in diverse commodities including gold, uranium, copper, nickel, iron ore, coal, potash and most recently lithium with LSC Lithium Corp. He is also an active investor in oil and gas exploration in Africa and was one of the founders of Signet Petroleum Ltd., a successful private African oil and gas exploration company.

Mr. Dattels was a senior executive and director of Barrick Gold Corporation during its formative years, when it grew from a capital base of US$10 million to a market capitalization of US$2 billion when he left in early 1987. Since leaving Barrick, notable companies he founded include International Pursuit Corporation, International Gold Resources Corporation, Caledon Resources PLC, Oriel Resources PLC, UraMin Inc., Polo Resources Limited, and West African Minerals Corporation. He also was Non-executive Co-Chairman of Hong Kong-listed Regent Pacific Group Limited.

Mr. Dattels is currently active as Chairman of Circum Minerals Ltd., a potash exploration and development company which he co-founded. He is also Chairman of Regent Mercantile Holdings Limited, a private investment company.

Mr. Dattels has a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University, a law degree (cum laude) from the University of Western Ontario and has completed the program for Management Development at Harvard.


Bryan Smith

Mr. Smith has more than 30 years of experience in the securities industry and is recognized as a leader in the Canadian financial industry.

Mr. Smith began his career in 1967 with Nesbitt Thomson. In 1973 he joined Draper Dobie Ltd, holding increasingly senior roles, including Vice President and Director. Mr. Smith has also held the role of Senior Vice President of Gardner Watson Limited, now Dean Witter, and Senior Vice President and Director of Walwyn Stodgell Limited.

In 1990, Mr. Smith co-founded Burgundy Asset Management. He was pivotal in the firm's growth and retired in 1998. In 2000, it was the top Canadian equity performer and ranked in the number two position for the next five years. Mr. Smith has served as a past director of Polo Resources and Bioscript Inc. and has served as a director of Northbridge Financial Corporation since 2002. Mr. Smith holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.


Peter Robson

Mr. Robson is an experienced company director with a professional background as a senior engineer with both Australian and Asian manufacturing firms. Mr. Robson has worked over many years at both operational and senior executive levels and has a deep understanding of Australia's manufacturing and engineering industries. Mr. Robson's career has established him with a unique network throughout Australian industry and government. After nearly 25 years in engineering and managerial roles in the manufacturing industry, Mr. Robson held various executive positions with Australian trade unions, culminating in his role from 1993 to 1995 as the National Secretary for the Community and Public Sector Union, Australia's then largest union. From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Robson acted as a Senior Advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers on commercializing various technologies arising from its minerals and mining division.