Our Team

The operation team assembled by PAL/RE2D for this venture is composed of professionals who will cover all aspects of operations, finances, research & applications, markets, geology and the extraction and exploitation of the Quartz ore deposit.

Jean Marleau, President & CEO


Mr. Marleau has been active in the field of natural resources for over 30 years and has participated in the discovery of several mining deposits. He successfully directed R&D mineral projects and has been involved in the setup of financing structures which have evolved into a number of public companies. He will assume the leadership of the company and supervise strategic and daily operations.

Marc Bertrand, P. Eng. - Executive Vice-president & COO


Mr. Bertrand is a mechanical engineer for over 30 years with a vast experience in quarrying minerals, automation, industrial processes and developing mineral markets. He will be jointly in charge of the development of the mining site and the operation of the future smelter.

Jean-Marc Müller - Vice-president Finances & CFO


For the last 27 years, Mr Müller is working in banking and institutional financing for industrial projects in Europe. He is also specialized in financial engineering for the implementation of european solar farms will provide expertise in financing and business development of the company.

Gabriel Beaulieu, P. Eng. - Vice-president, Engineering


Mr. Beaulieu is a professional mechanical engeineer for more then 30 years. He as worked on several start-up and implementation projects. He will act as Engineering and Process Director for the project, in charge of mechanical engineering and joint-production. He has years of experience with white rooms. (wafer plant).

Louis Fortin - Superintendent, Mining Operation


Mr. Fortin is active in the field of natural resources for over 20 years. His expertise and mechanical knowledge will be very useful for quarrying quartz which is one of the hardest minerals crushing and processing.

Mélanie Bathalon, Geo - Director, Environement & Geology


Ms. Bathalon with over 13 years of experience in mineral exploration and environmental has participated in projects characterization, site remediation and impact assessment for clients of the three (3) levels of government, industrial, mining and for large customers in the oil industry. Her expertise will be most beneficial to the mining field development of PAL quartz deposit and its future applications.

Julien Bertrand, B.B.A. - Director, Marketing & IT


Mr Bertrand has more then 12 years of experience in Q.C., corporate IT and Marketing. As a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), he will be responsible for the implementation of our ERP system, EDI activities with customers and suppliers, telecom & office equipment and of our web based activities.