Mr. Wisbey became an investor in ILC in 2015, joined the board as Deputy Chairman in 2017 and became Chairman and CEO in March 2018. He has acted as a public company Chairman, CEO or Director for eighteen years. He is an ex-banker at Kleinwort Benson (including 5 years in Hong Kong and Singapore) and a technology entrepreneur. He founded two London AIM listed companies; IDOX plc and Lombard Risk Management plc. He also established CONVENDIA Ltd., a software company specializing in cash flow and revenue forecasting, and has become active in the digital asset space with investments and board positions in crypto trading platforms and crypto custody. Mr. Wisbey was also Deputy Chairman of the Company’s former parent TNR Gold Corp. until January 2018. He is a graduate of Cambridge University.
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International Lithium Corp. (“ILC”) is a “Clean Tech” lithium resource developer for the “Energy rEVolution” with a global portfolio of lithium assets.
ILC currently owns stakes in highly prospective projects in the most prolific areas of the world for lithium and rare metals. International Lithium’s Joint Ventures with Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium Co. Ltd. (“Ganfeng Lithium”) in Argentina and Ireland are an entry point to a vertically integrated lithium business with the largest lithium materials producer from China.
The Company’s most important development asset is its 17.24% stake in the Mariana lithium-potash brine project in Argentina within the renowned South American ‘Lithium Belt’ that is host to the vast majority of global lithium resources, reserves and production.
The 160 square kilometre Mariana project strategically encompasses an entire mineral rich evaporite basin that ranks as one of the more prospective salars, or ‘salt lakes’ in the region. Mariana is being developed in Joint Venture with Ganfeng Lithium who are now the managers.