Chairman, Legend Power Systems Inc.
Mr. Atkinson is President and CEO of Earlston Investments Corp. Earlston is a well-capitalized merchant bank with a focus on providing debt to the real estate and resource sectors. He has over twenty years of expertise in the investment and venture capital industry. Previously Mr. Atkinson was Vice President of Quest Capital Corp. (TSX:QC), a company he helped start, where he was responsible for corporate communication and bridge lending activities. Within a five year period at Quest he was instrumental in expanding Quest’s market cap from $30M to over $450M. As a member of the Credit Committee at Quest, the committee funded over $1 billion in loans during his tenure. Mr. Atkinson’s understanding of the structuring of investments and project financing is a key asset in investment and mergers and acquisition efforts. Mr. Atkinson sits on various boards of directors in a diverse group of industries and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Western Ontario.