Who we are.
Madison Metals is an upstream mining and exploration company focused on sustainable uranium production. Using cutting-edge technologies and modern strategies, Madison Metals is positioned to move advanced assets to market quickly.
With over 50 years of mining experience and with 22 of those years in Namibia, its management team has geological and financial expertise, and a track record of creating shareholder value.
Management & Advisory
Executive chairman & CEO
As Founder of Forsys Metals, Mr. Parnham developed the Valencia uranium prospect in Namibia 2006-2010. Forsys, a $45,000 start-up grew to C$860 million market cap under his leadership. He has spent his 30 year plus career developing and founding several resource-focused companies, including Temex Resources, Forsys Metals, UNX Energy, Giyani Metals, Canoe Mining Ventures and Broadway Strategic Metals. To date, he has created over C$1.2 billion in shareholder value for companies in which he has been directly involved.
Director & Scientific support
Dr. Roger Laine
Dr. Laine is a geological engineer with over 40 years of experience in advanced mineral exploration projects, specializing in geo-statistics and reserve estimating, copper, copper-gold porphyry, gold and uranium deposits, underground and open-pit mines, grade and quality control using advanced computerized information systems. During his extensive career, he has held senior executive positions with several mining exploration companies working in the Americas, West and Central Africa and Europe. He also served a 7-year tenure as Vice President of Exploration for Amok Ltd. (a subsidiary of COGEMA, now part of AREVA).
Mr. Myung is a Senior Financial Analyst of Marrelli Support Services Inc., providing CFO, accounting, regulatory compliance, and management advisory services to numerous issuers on the TSX, TSX-Venture and other Canadian and US exchanges.
Chief Strategy Officer
Ryan has over 25 years of tech, digital marketing and public markets experience. As a teen, Ryan accelerated growth for global brands such as Coca-Cola and NEC, and sold his cloud storage company for $2MM USD at 19. He went on to raise over $100MM for a real estate developer. Recently, Ryan developed investor awareness campaigns for Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis and more. Ryan has worked with over 50 publicly traded brands, creating investor awareness as managing partner at enPercept, and has managed over $30MM in advertising spending.
Mary Barton has 13 years of geological experience in exploration and mineral resource modelling. She has worked on a range of commodities including uranium, diamonds and copper. For the last three years, Mary has worked as an independent exploration consultant in exploration, target generation, evaluation and due diligence. Mary holds a MSc degree in geology from Curtin University in Australia and a MSc in International Mineral Resources Management from the University of Dundee in the UK. Mary is a registered member of SACNASP and the South African Geological Society
Jason brings over 20 years of financial, technology and mining industry experience to the Madison Metals Team. He started his career with large firms in the capital markets space working with retail and institutional investors, later focusing on the mining industry. During his time with several exchange listed junior mining companies, he was involved at a high management level to develop corporate strategy and investor awareness. Jason is currently the CEO & President of Purnium Energy Ltd.,
Donald McKinnon Jr.
Son of Don McKinnon Sr., of Hemlo fame, Mr. McKinnon has been actively exploring mining properties in Ontario and internationally his whole career from a very young age. He is actively involved in managing all aspects of exploration from property acquisition and grass roots exploration, to bringing projects through to the development stage. Mr. McKinnon’s extensive network of mining and business associates spans throughout Canada and abroad.
Suzanne Wood, MBA
Suzanne Wood is the founder and CEO of Wood & Associates, a leading small cap management and corporate finance services firm with over 25 years of experience in the financial and corporate sectors. The firm provides management and corporate finance services, including the preparation of financial statements and financial reports in compliance with various regulatory requirements. A former Certified General Accountant (CGA), she has served as a director and officer of numerous private and public companies in a variety of business sectors both in Canada and the United States.
Shawn Parnham, CPA, CMA
Mr. Parnham is a highly experienced corporate finance executive with experience in both public and private company settings including external and internal reporting, acquisitions, divestiture, debt financing and treasury. He is currently Chief Financial Officer for Ontario-based IMT Corporation. Prior to IMT, he was CFO of a diversified environmental services company, Green for Life Environmental (GFL) and held accounting positions at Turtle Island Recycling Corporation, Waste Services Inc. and Laidlaw Inc.
Victoria Donato, CPA, CA
Mrs. Donato has extensive experience in finance, audit, compliance and risk management, including establishing structure, developing controls and improving efficiencies for corporate reporting. Prior to joining Madison Metals, she was the Chief Financial Officer for Red Sky Capital Management Ltd., a hedge fund of CI Investments, one of Canada’s largest investment fund companies. Donato completed her Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) designation at Stern Cohen LLP, servicing private companies in a wide range of industries, predominantly in an assurance capacity.