Michael Yorke, CEO & Director
Mr. Yorke began his career in the financial sector with the Royal Bank of Canada
in 2001. He subsequently served as an active trader and value investor for the last 14 years.
He went on to provide consulting services to several publicly traded companies in addition
to organizing capital market events with On-Page Media. Mr. Yorke is fluent in three
languages and is has traveled extensively around the globe. He earned an International
Business Diploma, Bachelor of Business Administration degree, and is currently completing
his Masters of Business Administration degree through the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Abbey Abdiye, CFO
Mr. Abdiye brings extensive experience in the financial sector with both public and private
companies. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), current CFO of Tower One
Wireless Corp. and other reporting issuers, where he managed the responsibility for all
financial, fiscal management, regulatory compliance, and reporting aspects of corporate
operations. He also provides strategic guidance and direction in capital structuring and is
engaged with innovative financing programs that leverage sales and development opportunities.
Andrea Castiglione, VP, Business Development EMEA
Mr. Castiglione brings a heavily quantitative background having developed financial trading
algorithms from the age of sixteen for over a decade. With a broad experience in various sectors
technology and service design, he has been a key advisor to several international family offices
and investment funds. Mr. Castiglione is fluent in four languages and has successfully conducted
business in several jurisdictions outside of North America.
Directors & Advisors
Christine Mah, Director
Ms. Mah brings 10 years direct experience working with reporting companies assisting
with corporate management, systems integration, accounting procedures and administrative
services. Her experience includes assisting companies within industry sectors such as
communications, technology, and consumer goods. Ms. Mah offers relevant governance expertise
from her audit committee experience and hands-on participation in the yearly audits of companies
such as Evolving Gold Corp. Ms. Mah is an experienced professional with a Marketing Diploma
from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Twila Jensen, Director
Ms. Jensen is a senior capital markets strategist with Stockhouse, Canada’s leading financial
community and a global hub for affluent investors, with over one million unique monthly visitors.
Ms. Jensen also acts as an independent director for two other TSX Venture
Exchange-listed companies, Durango Resources Corp. and BTU Metals Corp.
Ms. Jensen has more than 18 years of experience working in the capital markets in sales
and marketing roles, as an independent director, and also as part of audit committees.
She has worked with hundreds of public companies across North America in various
sectors over the last two decades.
Greg Douglas, Executive Advisor
Mr. Douglas formally entered the Cannabis space in 2015 when he joined the Bureau of
Standards (Jamaica) as Management Information Systems (MIS) Manager. Subsequently
served as Project Coordinator for a proposed Medical Cannabis (Ganja) Track and Trace Pilot Project.
This led to exposure to compliance mechanisms used in Colorado, touring state facilities which
increased his understanding and appreciation of the industry while building relationships
with Colorado’s compliance agency, along with local businesses. From April to November
2017 Greg was seconded to the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) as their CEO. While there
he became a part of local history by issuing the first commercial licenses. He was part of the
CLA team that visited Canada meeting with both Canadian Government entities and officials.
He resumed his duties at the Bureau of Standards in January 2018 and works on the
creation of standards within the cannabis industry in Jamaica.
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