Full Name
Simon Clarke
Job Title
CEO & Director
American Lithium Corp
Speaker Bio
Mr. Clarke brings over 25 years of experience in building companies and implementing successful capital markets and growth strategies focused on mining, energy, and energy technology. Most recently, Mr. Clarke was founder, CEO, and director of M2 Cobalt Corp. (cobalt/copper exploration in East Africa), which was acquired by Jervois Global in June 2019. Jervois is a world leader in the development and mining of cobalt and nickel projects, as well as operating cobalt and nickel refineries. It benefits from a market capitalization exceeding CDN $1 billion. The takeover transaction involved Mr. Clarke remaining with Jervois for 12 months as a director and senior executive. Mr Clarke was also a co-founder, executive, and director of Osum Oil Sands Corp. a company valued in excess of US $1 billion at its peak market capitalization. Osum grew its production to approximately 20,000 bopd before being acquired by Watreous Energy Fund for around CDN $400 million in 2021. Mr. Clarke benefits from extensive experience and knowledge of the battery metals space spanning more than a decade. This includes his past senior executive roles with M2 Cobalt and Jervois Mining, as well as advisory roles in the vanadium exploration/development sector. Mr. Clarke holds an LLB and Diploma in Legal Practice from Aberdeen University, Scotland.
Simon Clarke