Scroll down


Isabelle Proulx, President & CEO


Isabelle Proulx, BBA

President and CEO

Ms. Isabelle Proulx holds a Bachelor in Business Administration. She is the co-founder of Petrolia (PEA-TSXV), society for whom she has acted as Vice-President of Business development for 10 years. During this period, she was also responsible for the social acceptability of the projects. Ms. Proulx has been president of Stelmine since December 2016.

André Proulx, M.A.

Chairman of the Board

André Proulx has a Master’s degree in ethnology (1974). He is a businessman known for developing Quebec’s resources. He is currently President and General Manager of Résolve Énergie, a private company that aims to establish a 2nd generation ethanol biorefinery, fueled by sawmill residues and agricultural production. Since 1991, he has founded and listed two mining companies (Ressources Appalaches, Exploration Puma) and one oil company (Pétrolia). In recent years, André Proulx has been a director of six public companies including Sirios and Khalkos. He has been a director of Stelmine since November 30, 2016.

Normand Goulet, P.geo. , Ph.D.

Director - Geology Advisory Committee

Dr. Normand Goulet (Bsc, Université de Montréal; DEA and Doctorate, Université de Grenoble, France and PhD, Queen’s University, Kingston) was, until recently, a tenured professor in geology at the Université du Québec, Montréal. Dr. Goulet brings a vast expertise in the domain of structural geology, tectonics, petrology and deformation of metalliferous deposits.

Michel Boily, P.geo., Ph.D.

Director – Geology Advisory Committee

Dr. Boily is an expert geochemist and metallogenist specializing in the interpretation of precious and rare metal deposits in Precambrian volcano-plutonic terranes for the last 25 years. Since 1992, Dr. Boily has conducted exploration and technical evaluation of gold, base metals and rare metal properties located in Archean greenstone belts and the Grenville Province of Quebec. Dr. Boily holds a PhD in geochemistry from the University of Montreal and did postdoctoral studies at the University of Chicago. Dr. Boily has been the author of various publications in international scientific journals and has written numerous technical reports.

Emmanuel Goulet, MBA, LLM


Me Emmanuel Goulet holds a Bachelor of Law and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke as well as a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge. Since 2009, he is a member of the Quebec Bar and has served as a commercial lawyer with a prominent law firm and as legal counsel and sales manager for a major oil company. Me Goulet is also the founder, the owner and the President of Équipements Halt Inc. a company that distributes urban furniture and cycling infrastructure products. Since 2014, he has been teaching the law of obligations at the Quebec Bar School.

Vaughn David Bricknell, B.Sc. in Quantity Surveying


Vaughn David Bricknell is a project/fund manager, with 28 years of experience in Financial Services, since 1995 a managing member of Madewell Investments CC of South Africa, where his responsibilities include portfolio analysis and management through to post -retirement mutual funds, commission reconciliation, structuring and Buy and Sell Agreements. Since 2016 he is also Chief Financial Officer for Fortune Fuels Limited of South Africa, where he oversees fuel import, sales distribution and retail enterprise as well as raising capital for mining, aviation, and storage facilities. He has also served as Fund Manager for Listco Capital Limited (Hong Kong) for fourteen years, where he raised capital for mining, construction, and property deals on three continents. Mr. Bricknell has a B.Sc. in Quantity Surveying, which deals with management of all aspects of the contractual and financial side of construction projects.

Alexandre Cruz, P.Geo., M.Sc.


Mr. Cruz holds a Master’s degree in Geology from the University of Orléans. Before joining Stelmine in 2019, he worked for Harfang Exploration, BRGM and Laurantia Exploration. He has lead Stelmine’s field crew and conducted much of the exploration at Mercator and Courcy.

James Guiraud, P. Geo., Ph.D.


Dr. James Guiraud holds a master’s degree in geology from the University of Orléans and a Ph.D. from the Université du Québec à Montréal. He specialized in gold deposits, volcanic environments, and Proterozoic terranes. For three years, Dr. Guiraud worked as an exploration geologist for Orea Guyane, a mining company prospecting and developing projects on lode gold deposits in French Guiana. Since 2023, he has lend his skills and expertise at the disposal of Stelmine.

© Stelmine Canada 2024 / All rights reserved.
Back to top