Management

Jo-Anne O’Connor

President & Chief Executive Officer

Member, Office of the President

Jo-Anne has more than 35 years of financial capital markets and corporate experience working initially with one of Canada’s largest banks. While at the bank, she traded large-cap energy, natural resources and mining stocks for the bank’s account. More recently, she provided investment and strategic advice to family offices. Jo-Anne is responsible for setting and executing the company’s strategic plan. She is a director at Canaccord Genuity Group.

Jo-Anne is a member of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada and Women in Mining.

Jo-Anne reports directly to the Chairman of the Board.

Carol Fozo, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Carol is a CPA, CMA has extensive operational financial experience with public and private investment companies, mining entities and global retail manufacturers. Carol spent more than 10 years working in the mining industry with a publicly-listed resource exploration and development company.  She has been involved in flow-through financings, private placements and corporate audits.

Carol is responsible for Strategem’s financial issues, cash management, regulatory and statutory filings, shareholder communications, audit oversight, office management, and day-to-day operating management of the company. Carol, in partnership with the company’s President, reports to the Board of Directors.

Carol is a member of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada and Women in Mining.

John Waterer, PhD. PAg.

Chief Science Officer and Director of Plant Science

Dr. Waterer completed his PhD in Nitrogen and Protein production in Plant-based proteins from the Department of Agriculture, University of Manitoba. He is based in Winnipeg and has worked with several global food production and agriculture companies and has consulted for many of the world’s largest food source companies.

Current areas of interest and expertise include global food challenges, sustainable crop production and value added crop production. An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Waterer continues to spend more than half his time in the field.