Mr. Purdy is a practicing corporate lawyer in Toronto, Ontario focused on the mining sector. In his private practice, he has developed extensive experience with respect to public companies, capital markets, securities law and other facets fundamental to the natural resources sector. Prior to receiving his J.D. from the Common Law Section at the University of Ottawa, Mr. Purdy completed a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies Degree from the University of Western Ontario, majoring in Finance and Administration. Mr. Purdy currently holds the titles of Corporate Counsel and Acting Secretary at Advanced Explorations Inc., (TSXV:AXI) an iron-ore exploration and development company, and General Counsel at CanUrsa Finance Inc., a private Toronto-based financial advisory firm. Mr. Purdy is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and, as such, does not and is not entitled to practise law in British Columbia.