Mr. Trytten has more than 25 years' experience in the nickel industry, and was previously General Manager, Sustainability with Sherritt International Corporation at their Alberta nickel refinery. In this role, his duties included oversight of EH&S, stakeholder relations, and emergency response programs. Previously, Lyle had managed Sherritt's acclaimed metallurgical research group and full-service engineering group and managed the project review component (including technical review and economic modelling) for the growth mandate of Sherritt's technology division, formerly Dynatec Corporation. At Dynatec, Lyle was a member of the Ambatovy project due diligence and feasibility study teams, overseeing process design and the development of the project cost and economic model. Lyle has been personally involved with metallurgical operations on five continents, including a 1-year secondment to the Murrin Murrin nickel refinery in Australia (now owned by Glencore) and start-ups of metallurgical processing facilities in the US and Indonesia.