Directors and Management
Harp Sangha – Chairman / CEO
Mr. Sangha has been a founder, CEO and board member of several public companies and brings 27 years of entrepreneurial, operational and capital market experience to Verde Science. In 1986 he started his career as Investment Advisor and gained his affinity for raising capital for numerous startups and early stage public companies. Mr. Sangha departed this position in March 2006 to apply his unique ability of bringing capital to early stage projects and founded Douglas Lake Minerals. In the role of CEO, his leadership in Douglas Lake overcame rigorous operational challenges in the African environment and brought the value of the company to $240 million. He has also served as CEO, Secretary, and director of Sharprock Resources Inc. (OTCBB: SHRK) where he raised capital to explore a preproduction gold project in the Chukotka Region of Russia. He joined Rango Energy, Inc. in 2012 as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sangha has established many valuable contacts and relationships with institutional clients worldwide.
Craig Alford, MSc – Independent Director
Mr. Alford holds a Master of Degree of Science. He has worked throughout North and South America, China, several Central Asian Republics, Russia, Australia and Africa. This experience has included independent consulting assignments, and positions within the management of major and junior company exploration companies. Mr. Alford has assisted the World Bank and the China-Africa Development Fund in tax policy and investment risk. He has been responsible for budgeting and the expenditure of hundreds of millions of dollars and has developed comprehensive economic analysis for billion dollar M & A transactions. Mr. Alford has worked as a consultant for Conoco Philips (COP:NYSE), China Railway (SHA:601390), and Teck Mining Ltd (NYSE:TCK). He has served as a director and Vice President in numerous junior companies and has played a key role in successfully raising over $40 million in equity.