Brett Heath

President and CEO, Director

Mr. Heath has a comprehensive career in the royalty sector and public markets with over two decades of experience. Over his career, he has founded and built over $1 billion in value using the royalty model in the public and private markets. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Metalla Royalty (NYSE: MTA) and Chairman of the Board of Nova Royalty (TSXV: NOVR) and Carbon Neutral Royalty (Private). He has completed over 50 royalty transactions in gold, silver, copper, nickel, and carbon markets with a diverse group of counterparties from major corporates, private equity, and private interests.

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Saurabh Handa

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Handa has over 15 years of progressive senior level experience as a mining professional with experience in various areas including finance, mergers and acquisitions, taxation planning, treasury management, risk management, regulatory compliance, and multi-jurisdictional public company reporting. Recently, he has provided consulting services to various mining companies through his own company, Handa Financial Consulting Inc. Previously, he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer of Titan Mining Corp., Vice President, Finance of Imperial Metals Corp., Chief Financial Officer of Meryllion Resources Corp., Chief Financial Officer of Yellowhead Mining Inc. and Controller for SouthGobi Resources Ltd. Mr. Handa currently serves as a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for K92 Mining Inc. Mr. Handa is a Chartered Professional Accountant and graduated with Honours from the University of British Columbia with a diploma in Accounting. Prior to joining the accounting profession, Mr. Handa obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics from the University of British Columbia and a diploma in Computer Systems from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

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Sunny Sara

VP Acquisitions

Mr. Sara has several years of experience within the mining sector as a corporate development professional, economic geology research analyst and gold prospector in Ontario. Mr. Sara's primary role is to help grow Metalla's asset portfolio to increase value in line with shareholder and corporate interests. Mr. Sara obtained his Master's of Science in Geology degree from University of Western Ontario with a focus on mineral resource estimation methods. Prior to his masters degree, he completed a Bachelor's in Commerce degree with a major in geology from the University of Western Ontario.

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Kristina Pillon

Investor Relations

Ms. Pillon is the Founder and President of High Tide Consulting Corp. an investor relations advisory firm focused on creating and implementing marketing strategies for public and private companies.

Ms. Pillon has over a decade of capital markets experience focused primarily in the resource sector holding various roles, including 6 years at a Toronto-based boutique exempt market dealer as Head of Retail Marketing and Vice President Institutional Equity Sales.  Prior to that, Ms. Pillon acted as Manager of Investor Relations for several junior mining companies. 

Ms. Pillon has a Public Relations Degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and has completed the Canadian Securities Course. 

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Jonah Townsend


Mr. Townsend is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has been with Metalla since 2020. Prior to joining Metalla, he was at KPMG Canada working primarily in the mining practice where he gained significant experience working with both Canadian and US listed public companies, including experience gained in accounting, tax, and internal controls.  Mr. Townsend obtained a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.

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Kim Casswell

Corporate Secretary

Ms. Casswell has been the Corporate Secretary of several public companies listed on TSX-V and the Toronto Stock Exchange since 1994, and has been providing independent corporate secretary services since 1995. Ms. Casswell has played an important role in the growth of these companies and is familiar with regulations governing public companies in several jurisdictions. Ms. Casswell has been and currently still is Corporate Secretary of a number of TSX Venture Exchange listed junior exploration companies.

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