About Company

Advisory Team

Ian Flint

Element 12 Team Leader

Mr. Ian Flint holds a PhD in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering from the University of British Columbia, and a Master of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering and Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering, both from the University of Toronto. He has 24 years of graphite experience, including geology, test work, pilot plants, circuit design, mine development, purchasing, management, marketing and service as a public company corporate director. Mr. Flint has served on the Board or Advisor to several mining and graphite companies including; The Graphene Corporation, Dalhousie, Integrated Carbonics, Quinto, Bissett Creek, Mount Cameron Minerals, Worldwide Graphite (Superior), Farrell, Crystal Graphite, Victoria Graphite, CalGraphite.

Paul Lemmon

Element 12 Team Managing Partner

Professional Geoscientist, Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IMMM), Fellow of the Geological Society (FGS), Professional Natural Scientist (Pr. Sci. Nat.) Mr. Lemmon is a professional geologist with experience in numerous jurisdictions worldwide, including many years of Africa focus. He has held directorship positions at a number of public and private companies. Paul is the Chief Geologist & Director of CopperZONE Resources Ltd. (Zambia), Founder of Equatorial Oil & Gas plc (pan-African), CEO of Agri Green Energy (Liberia, Canada), and CEO of Great Rift Valley Energy Ltd. (Tanzania). Mr. Lemmon is a Professional Graduate of the United Kingdom’s Institute of Materials, a Fellow of the Geological Society of London, and a Registered Professional Natural Scientist in South Africa.

Arno Brand

Element 12 Team Lead Project Manager

Mr. Arno Brand is a Namibian entrepreneur with technical experience in geology and construction. He grew up in rural Namibia and was schooled in Windhoek and Swakopmund. Arno is involved in several international projects in mining and procurement though Boswell Projects in Canada and Boswell International in Barbados. Aside from working with Next Graphite in its development at Aukam, he also cooperates with Sopamin, a company owned by the Government of Niger and is involved in various transactions to facilitate the direct sales of commodities from Africa-owned producers.