|Ian Klassen, B.A. (Hons.)|
Position: President & CEO
Mr. Klassen has 25 years of experience in public company management, public relations, government affairs and entrepreneurialism. He has extensive experience in public company administration, finance, government/legislative policy, media relationship strategies and project management.
Mr. Klassen is the President of a North American mineral exploration company and sits on the Board of Directors of several private and public companies. Previous to his management activities within private and public companies, Mr. Klassen held a variety of positions within federal Canadian politics including; Senior Political Advisor to the Minister of State (Transportation); and Chief of Staff, Office of the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons.
Mr. Klassen graduated with an undergraduate Honours Degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1989. In 1992, Mr. Klassen received the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada in recognition of his significant contribution to his community and country.