Mr. Abbott has 12 years of corporate experience with Telus, with involvement in business sales, operations and team management and responsibility for multi- million dollar transactions. In-depth experience with long-cycle corporate deal development and complex relationship management. Involvement with several public companies in business and corporate development (both strategic and financial), operations management and shareholders relations activities. Key member of team responsible for consolidating and finalizing the Salares Lithium property package into the publicly listed company that became Talison Lithium. Talison Lithium was acquired for over $750M in the first quarter 2013.