Executive Team


Executive Team


Enviroleach is led by a seasoned, science, and technology focussed executive team with extensive experience in chemistry, extractive metallurgical sciences, mining, finance, and public corporate governance... 


Duane Nelson

President & CEO

Mr. Nelson is the founder and CEO of EnviroLeach. He has founded a number of successful companies. Most recently he was the CEO and co-founder of Silvermex Resources Inc., a past TSX listed gold and silver producer.  Mr. Nelson is a member of the Board of Directors of Group 11 Technologies and NGO Sustainability in Consultive Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.


Ish Grewal,  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. 


Wayne Moorhouse

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Moorhouse has extensive experience in corporate team building and overseeing company growth.  He has held senior management positions with mining and civil construction companies and acted as the COO, CFO, Corporate Secretary or President of several TSX and TSX Venture Exchange listed companies and their subsidiaries, including Roxgold Inc., Midnight Sun Mining Corp., Silvermex Ltd. and Genco Resources Ltd.  


Hanif Jafari, M.Eng.

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Jafari is a mining and mineral processing engineer with over a decade of experience in research and development. Prior to devoting his fulltime work to EnviroLeach, he was a researcher at the University of British Columbia, in addition to having over 7 years of global experience in leading mining and drilling projects. He holds a master’s degree in mining and mineral engineering from the University of British Columbia.


Nathalie Pilon, CPA, CMA

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Pilon has comprehensive experience in corporate and international operational finance, with an emphasis on corporate governance. She has held senior positions with publicly listed mining corporations, where she has led finance teams through exploration, development, construction, commissioning and operations. Prior to joining EnviroLeach, Ms. Pilon was Director of Finance for Orezone Gold Corporation, and has held senior positions at Roxgold Inc. and Endeavour Mining Corporation.