Executive Team

Duane Nelson
President, CEO, Director

Mr. Nelson is the founder and CEO of EnviroLeach. He has founded a number of successful Ventures. Most recently he was the CEO and co-founder of Silvermex Resources Inc., a past TSX listed gold and silver producer. He is the founder of Quotemedia Inc., a successful financial market data company established in 1998, a leading provider of global financial stock market data for the Toronto Stock Exchange, NASDAQ OTC, and others.



Ish Grewal B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., P.Eng.
Executive Vice President

Mr. Grewal has 25 years+ experience in the metallurgical and mineral processing industry, focused on research and development, mineral and hydrometallurgical processing and metal recovery systems. Prior to joining EnviroLeach, he was president and co-founder of Met-Solve Laboratories Inc.   He has published and presented numerous technical papers in fields of  hydrometallurgy, gravity concentration and dense media separation. He earned his Masters degree in Metals & Materials Engineering from The University of British Columbia.


Don Weatherbee CPA, CMA, CITP, B.Comm.
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Weatherbee, a graduate of the University of Alberta with a bachelor of Commerce, brings 21 years of finance and accounting experience. His experience includes over 10 years as a senior executive with KMC Mining Corporation, of which nearly 7 years were as the CFO. Don has previously worked in both publicly traded and private organizations.



Hanif Jafari B.A.Sc., M. Eng.
Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Jafari, was most recently an associate researcher with UBC for over two years focusing on chemical analysis, analyzing test work data for processing plants, and applying processing methods such as floatation and leaching, gravity and magnetic concentration. He was a technical consultant with Mineworx Technologies.  In addition, he has worked as a field and mining engineer on various projects from 2007 to 2011. He is in the UBC PhD program in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering



Mohammad Doostmohammadi B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc.
Chief Innovation Officer

Mr. Doostmohammadi is a professional process and chemical engineer with over 10 years of global experience developing and leading processing plants. Prior to joining EnviroLeach in 2016, he was co-founder and chief executive officer for Alchemy Powder of Asia. Prior to joining Alchemy Powder of Asia, he was a process engineer for numerous waste water treatment, chemical powder production and mineral processing projects in Middle East. Mr. Doostmohammadi holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mining Engineering and a Master of Applied Science degree in Chemical engineering from Isfahan University of Technology.



Todd C. Beavis
Vice President, Corporate Development

Mr. Beavis is an executive with extensive experience in the wholesale and retail electronic parts and consumer goods industries. He has held senior positions at various well-known companies, including Canon Canada and Future Shop. Todd has directed sales, leading organizations to anticipate needs and drive sustainable long-term growth. Todd is known to have an inexhaustible ability to cultivate and build authentic, trusting relationships that are based on shared values. Productivity and multi-faceted success are the natural outcome. Todd’s network in the electronics goods industry are vast and far-reaching.