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Wade Dawe

principal, chairman & ceo

Wade Dawe is an accomplished entrepreneur, financier and investor, who strategically approaches each new business opportunity with measured risk-taking to drive value and strong shareholder returns. During his career, Wade has completed deals valued in excess of $2.0 billion for both private and public companies. He has also founded or co-founded many successful companies, including Keeper Resources Inc. (2003), which was sold for $51.6 million in 2008, and Brigus Gold Corp (2010), which was acquired by Primero Mining Corp in 2014 in an all-share deal valued at $351 million. Wade is also CEO and a Board Member of Torrent Capital and OARO. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University, where he established and personally funds the annual James R. Pearcey Entrepreneurial Scholarship, and also serves on MUN’s President’s Advisory Council.

Jim Megann

principal, managing director

In addition to holding the position of Managing Director, Jim Megann is also an accomplished executive and business leader. He is a Director of Torrent Capital, a publicly-traded investment issuer; Director of OARO; and a Director of Sona Nanotech, a nano technology developer currently listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange. Jim also brings more than 25 years of experience in the communications and marketing industry. Jim was awarded the Queens Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012 for his extensive community work.

Rob Randall


Rob Randall has served as a contract CFO for a number of TSX.V-listed companies and has extensive public company financial experience. Rob currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Torrent Capital (TSX.V: TORR), Sona Nanotech (TSX.V: SONA) and Antler Gold Inc. (TSX.V: ANTL).

Rob was the Corporate Controller of Etruscan Resources Inc. from 1997 to 2011, overseeing the financial operations for all aspects of its gold exploration and production activities throughout West Africa, as well as its diamond operations in South Africa. He also served as Controller of Nova Gold Resources Inc. from 1997 to 2001.

Rob graduated with a Commerce Degree from St. Mary’s University in Halifax and obtained his CA designation in 1987 with Coopers and Lybrand Chartered Accountants where he was appointed as a Principal in 1995. He is a member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants of Canada and Nova Scotia.

Heather Pomeroy


Heather has over fifteen years of experience working in financial roles at publicly-traded companies. Prior to her work with Numus Financial, she was the controller for Brigus Gold Corp. Heather holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from St Francis Xavier University and is a member of CPA Canada and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia.

Eloise Duplessis

business planning manager

Eloise has fifteen years experience in capital markets, spending most of it in emerging economies as investment analyst and consultant. She holds a B.Comm Hons degree in Financial Mathematics and is a CFA Charterholder.

In her previous roles she acted as investment consultant to large public pension funds, structuring private equity mandates and advising on private market transactions. Eloise brings strengths in investment analysis, particularly financial modelling for M&A activities.

Wynand van Niekerk


Wynand holds a BComm degree in IT & Economics and brings more than 20 years’ experience in digital marketing. Prior to joining  Numus, he owned his own full-service digital marketing agency focusing on crafting digital strategies for national retail brands, international airports, and commercial shopping venues. He built curated digital programs maximizing the potential of multiple social media platforms, SEO, SEM, web optimization and development driving increased awareness, trust and engagement through a data-driven approach. He brings digital expertise that is essential for engaging the global network of potential investors.

Eric Thompson


Eric has over eight years of accounting and assurance experience in both public practice and industry. Prior to joining Numus, he worked for an intermediate upstream oil and gas company in Calgary. Eric holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University and is a member of CPA Canada and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta

Melanie Abry


Melanie coordinates the ongoing marketing projects and activities between our clients and our team and brings her strong multi-tasking and organizational skills to Numus. Prior to this role, Melanie was our administrative assistant, and she also has background in luxury hotel industry in Europe. She studied Management & Accounting at a hospitality school in France.

Stephanie Edwards


Stephanie brings her extensive background in Administration and Office Management to the Numus team. Prior to working at Numus, she was an HR Administrator for an Engineering firm in Vancouver, BC. Stephanie is also a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, having graduated from CSNN in 2018.

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Jim Megann

Ultimate Designated Person (UDP)

Final responsibility for Numus Capital regulatory and compliance issues lies with Jim Megann. Jim has been the UDP of Numus Capital since inception in 2017.  His experience in the capital markets with particular attention concerning regulatory issues, guides the operation of the EMD. Jim is registered as a dealer representative in multiple jurisdictions across Canada.

Evan Dawe

corporate development associate

Evan is responsible for managing capital raises for both private and publicly traded companies and coordinating closing. He is registered with the Canadian Securities Administrators as a dealing representative for Numus Capital and completed the Exempt Market Proficiency Course. Additionally, Evan is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities and investors. He received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Smith School of Business at Queens University.

Gary Boyd

Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)

Gary brings more than 30 years of financial industry experience to the firm. He has been Chief Compliance Officer previously at two IIROC dealers and has worked for three of Canada’s five major banks in a variety of roles. Gary brings integrity, leadership skills and strong knowledge of equity markets and operations to Numus. He is also registered as a dealer representative in multiple jurisdictions across Canada.

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