Stephen 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, lithium, uranium, copper, nickel, iron ore, coal and potash with Circum. He is also an active investor in oil and gas exploration in Africa and was one of the founders of two successful private African oil and gas exploration companies, Signet Petroleum Ltd. and Regalis Petroleum Ltd.
Mr. Dattels was a senior executive and director of Barrick Gold Corporation, and has founded several companies including International Pursuit Corporation; International Gold Resources Corporation; Caledon Resources PLC; Oriel Resources PLC; UraMin Inc.; Polo Resources Limited; West African Minerals Corporation and Regent Pacific Group Limited.
Mr. Dattels is currently active as Chairman of TSX-listed LSC Lithium Corporation and 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.