• Braveheart Resources Inc.


David W. Johnston

Chairman & Director

David Johnston is the founder of Braveheart Resources Canada Inc. For many years David has been very active in the Calgary business community and with several local and international charitable organizations. A former miner with Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting, he also has considerable public company experience as a director and launched an insurance company, Capital Benefits Corp., 25 years ago that remains successful today. He is a director of the Chamber of Mines for Eastern British Columbia and was the driving force in assembling an exceptional land package in the West Kootenays over a period of several years through Braveheart.

Ian Berzins, P.Eng, ICD.D

CEO, President & Director

Ian Berzins is a seasoned mining executive with over 35 years of experience in engineering, operations, maintenance, human resources, senior operations and mine finance.  He holds a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University and is a registered professional engineer in British Columbia.  Ian has led a number of management teams in Canada at operations including Thompson Creek Metal’s Mount Milligan Mine and San Gold Corporation’s Rice lake Mine.  He has significant experience working with First Nations and has raised money in the capital markets.

Dwayne Vinck, CPA, CA


Dwayne Vinck is an independent financial consultant who operates a public accounting services firm.  He has over 30 years of experience in public accounting and financial reporting, executive leadership, project leadership and mergers and acquisitions.  He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Manitoba and is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Alberta and the Institute of Corporate Directors.  He is a Director of several publicly traded companies as well as volunteering as Treasurer and National Director of Kids Help Fund.