The Team

Meet Our People

Homerun has a highly qualified and experienced management team and board of directors. With decades of combined exploration and development experience and a history of capital raising, Homerun is primed to deliver for all shareholders involved. 

Management

Brian Leeners

CEO / Director
Brian Leeners received both his B.Comm. and LL.B. degrees from the University of British Columbia in 1992 and since that time has been focused on the management of private and public venture companies. In 2002, he founded Nexvu Capital Corp. which is a venture capital firm focused on developing companies in the Materials and Technology Sectors. Nexvu provides hands-on business development strategy and expertise for start-up and growth phase companies. Focused on both private and public companies, Nexvu also insulates the operational management from the public company process and provides economies of scale in the regulatory/legal, accounting/audit and investor relations areas. Since formation in 2002, Nexvu has been directly responsible for raising in excess of US$100 million for Nexvu transactions (not including any public market buy-side volumes).

Antonio Vitor

Country Manager Brazil
Antionio has vast experience in project management at large corporations, including Transpetro, PwC, Shell, along with 10 years of experience in mining. He was involved in the mining projects Zumbi Mineração Grafite de veio, AMA Gold, Hawking Graphite, 3 S Rare Earths and Copper, Palmeres Rare Earths. He graduated in Business Administration and holds an MBA. He is a Member of IBGC.

Dr. Mauro Cesar Terence

Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Mauro Cesar Terence - Graduation in Chemistry from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (1994), Masters in Nuclear Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (1996), Doctorate in Nuclear Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (2002). Experienced in Material and Metallurgical Engineering, in the following subjects: Advanced Materials, Nano Materials, Biomaterials, Ceramics, Blends and Polymers.

Carlos Bastos

Geologist / QP Brazil
Carlos has 37 years of experience as a geologist working in Brazil. He was the Technical responsible for Vale‘s largest kaolin project in Pará, as well as bauxite. He worked in project management and geology positions at CODELCO, Alcoa, Vale and Ferbasa. He has also consulted on research reports and measurement of recesses in multiple projects in Brazil. He graduated as Geologist from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and holds a Master´s degree from the Federal University of Pará. He is registered as a Qualified Person at CBRR in Brazil.

Alastair Neil

Business Development / Materials Consultant
Alastair is the President of Trinity Management, a consulting firm with more than 25 years of experience, specializing in business development and commercialization of technologies and specialty materials. He brings valuable expertise in international markets and business relations in Asia, North America and Europe, particularly in strategic metals and critical materials. He graduated in Materials Science Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and holds an MBA from the York University.

Ed Lowe

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Low has provided accounting services to public companies for the past 18 years and has been the CFO for several companies traded on the TSX Venture exchange. Previously, Mr. Low was the Controller for Nevada Geothermal Power Inc., an alternative energy company with an operating geothermal power plant in northern Nevada which had revenues of US$20-million annually, and raised over $280 million over an 8-year period 2003-2012.

Greg Pearson

Corporate Development
Mr. Pearson has over 30 years of experience in the private and public sector capital markets during which time he has been directly responsible for over $100 million in financings.
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