Mr. Jones received his formal training as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (1981-1987, Senior Audit Manager) after having graduated from Simon Fraser University with a B.A. (Majors in Business Administration and Economics) in 1981.
While with PwC, Mr. Jones was a member of or led PwC audit teams reporting on several of BC’s largest mining and forestry companies, and consulted to or performed statutory reviews of a number of PwC clients’ corporate financings and reorganizations.
Since leaving PwC in 1987, he has been involved with a number of private and public company start-up situations in Canada and the USA, having held senior management roles such as Chief Financial Officer, Vice-President, Finance or President.
Mr. Jones has been active in developing public company operations since 1987 and has been a key Management team member in development-stage corporate financings, while responsible for all aspects of regulatory compliance, operational budgeting and risk management.