- Chris Frostad | BBA, CA, CPA, President and CEO
- Scott Frostad | BSc, MASc, PGeo, Vice President, Exploration
- Roger Watson | BASc, Chief Geophysicist
- Ram Ramachandran | BA, CA, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
A founding partner bringing 35 years of expertise to his position as President and CEO, Chris Frostad is dedicated to the company’s responsible and sustainable growth. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in the development and building of a variety of high growth, early stage, public and private companies. Mr. Frostad is a former CEO and Director of Minera Alamos Inc., a Mexican based copper development company. Prior to Purepoint, he was CEO in Residence of a Toronto-based Venture Capital firm. In the past, Mr. Frostad was a guest lecturer at numerous business conferences, as well as at the INSEAD School of Business in Fountainbleu, France and at ABB’s Learning Center in Zurich, Switzerland.
Scott Frostad’s experience in the mining industry throughout Canada spans over three decades. He brings to his position as Vice President of Exploration a background in mineral exploration with renowned mining companies such as Lac Minerals, Teck and Placer Dome. Most recently, he was Environmental Specialist for Cogema Resources Inc. and managed environmental issues at both the Cluff Lake and McClean Lake Uranium Mines in Northern Saskatchewan. Frostad is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a B.Sc. in Geology, and holds a M.A.Sc. in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.
For over 50 years Roger Watson has served the mining industry providing his geophysical expertise to countless projects around the world. In 1972, Watson founded the firm of Paterson, Grant and Watson Ltd. to provide a broad range of geophysical consulting and interpretation services. During this time he oversaw large scale projects in Algeria, the Ivory Coast, the United States and Canada. In 1984 he was a founding executive at Terraquest Ltd., a company specializing in airborne magnetic and VLF electromagnetic surveys. Watson ran approximately 400 surveys in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean.
Watson is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a B.A. Sc. in Engineering Physics, Geophysics option. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), Canadian Exploration Geophysics, and the Society (KEGS), Prospectors and Developers Association, Canada.
To his position as Chief Financial Officer with Purepoint, Ram Ramachandran brings an 11-year tenure as Deputy Director and Associate Chief Accountant with the Ontario Securities Commission. Most recently, Ramachandran provided advisory services in the area of litigation/compliance to numerous companies. To his credit, Ramachandran conceived, developed and launched the Canadian Securities Reporting Advisor – an on-line compliance tool for public companies.