Directors

Board of Directors

Corbin J. Robertson III (Chairman)
John H. Craig
Alan M. De’Ath
George G. Dethlefsen
Arthur Einav
Michael Harrison
Robert Scott
Ronald G. Stovash

 

Background on Directors

Corbin J. Robertson III - Chairman
Corbin J. Robertson III has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since July 2013. Mr. Robertson served as Chairman of the Board of Kopper Glo prior to its acquisition by Corsa.  Mr. Robertson is co-Managing Partner of LKCM Headwater Investments GP, LLC and LKCM Headwater Investments I, L.P., a private equity fund, and is one of the owners of Quintana and currently serves on various boards of Quintana and LKCM Headwater affiliated portfolio companies.  Mr. Robertson is also a board director for two publicly-traded master limited partnerships, Genesis Energy L.P. and Natural Resource Partners L.P.. Mr. Robertson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Honors and Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

John H. Craig
John H. Craig has been a member of the Board of Directors since December 2010. Mr. Craig is a partner at Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP specializing in securities law acting primarily for public mining companies. Mr. Craig also serves on the boards of a number of companies in the resource industry. Mr. Craig attended the University of Western Ontario, where he earned a B.A. and LLB, and was admitted to the bar in 1973.

Alan M. De’Ath
Alan M. De’Ath has been a member of the Board of Directors since July 2013. Mr. De’Ath has over 35 years international financial, commercial, corporate and operational experience as a senior executive in the mining industry and is currently President of JSA Precious Metals. Previously Mr. De’Ath was President, CEO and director of Ivernia Inc. for 10 years and before that was CFO of Ivernia and Senior Vice-President and CFO of TVX Gold Inc.. Prior to that during a 20 year career with Rio Tinto he was Finance Director and Commercial Director, as well as an executive board member, of subsidiaries of Rio Tinto plc. in the UK, Namibia and Portugal. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

George G. Dethlefsen
George G. Dethlefsen was appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2014 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since July 2013. Previously Mr. Dethlefsen was Managing Director at Quintana Energy Partners where he was the sector head of coal and downstream investments. Prior to joining Quintana, Mr. Dethlefsen worked for the General Partner of Natural Resource Partners, L.P. and worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Goldman, Sachs, & Co.  Mr. Dethlefsen attended Rice University, where he earned a B.A. in Economics and Managerial Studies, and The University of Texas at Austin, where he earned an MBA.

Arthur Einav
Arthur Einav has been a member of the Board of Directors since August 2014. Mr. Einav is Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Sprott Resource Corp., General Counsel of Sprott Inc., and is a director of Independence Contract Drilling, Inc., a NYSE-listed portfolio company of Sprott Resource Corp. Mr. Einav holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Masters in Business Administration from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. Mr. Einav also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the New York State Bar.

Michael Harrison
Michael Harrison joined Corsa's Board of Directors in March 2011. Mr. Harrison has over 20 years of capital markets and mining industry experience and is currently VP of Corporate Development at Coeur Mining, Inc. Prior to joining Coeur, Mike was a Director of Investment Banking at a Canadian Investment Dealer and also worked internationally for BHPBilliton in their exploration division. Mr. Harrison holds a MBA with Distinction from the University of Western Ontario, and a Honours Degree in Engineering Geophysics from Queen's University.

Robert Scott  
Robert Scott has been a member of the Board of Directors since August 2009. Mr. Scott has been involved in the mining industry for forty years lastly as President and CEO of PBS Coals Limited from1989 to its sale to OAO Severstal in 2008.  Previously Mr. Scott was the CFO at NSM PLC a UK listed company with worldwide mining operations and before that served for 13 years as CFO and Executive Director of US Mining for another UK company, Derek Crouch plc.  Mr. Scott is a member of the Scottish Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Chartered Management Accountant.

Ronald G. Stovash
Ronald G. Stovash has been a member of the Board of Directors since July 2013. Mr. Stovash has over 45 years of experience in the coal industry and has held positions such as President and CEO, and a Director, of Colombia Energy Resources Inc., President and CEO of PinnOak Resources, LLC, and held several executive management positions including Senior Vice President of Coal Operations, Sales and  Marketing, and Administration at  CONSOL Energy. Mr. Stovash attended University of Pittsburgh, where he earned Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and the Colorado School of Mines, where he earned a degree in Economic Evaluation and Decision Methods, and the University of Illinois, where he earned a degree in Executive Management.