Wade Dawe, Chairman
Mr. Dawe is an accomplished entrepreneur, financier and investor, who strategically approaches each new business opportunity with measured risk-taking to drive value and strong shareholder returns.
During his career, Mr. Dawe has completed deals valued in excess of $1 billion for both private and public companies. He has also founded or co-founded many successful companies, including Keeper Resources Inc. (2003), which was sold for $51.6 million in 2008, and Brigus Gold Corp (2010), which was acquired by Primero Mining Corp in 2014 in an all-share deal valued at $351 million.
Since 2005, Mr. Dawe has been actively involved as the principal financier of TSX-listed biotechnology company Immunovaccine Inc. In addition, Mr. Dawe is also CEO and a Board Member of Torrent Capital, and serves as Board Chair of Pivot Technologies. He is currently the Principal, Chairman and CEO of Numus Financial.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University, where he established and personally funds the annual James R. Pearcey Entrepreneurial Scholarship, and also serves on the Advisory Board to the Faculty of Business Administration.