Mr. Puar, with over 30 years in the public markets, has worked in various capacities in both public and private companies. He has worked with companies in the mining, oil and gas, technology, education and clean energy sectors since 2001. Most recently, Mr. Puar held the positions of CEO, Chairman and Director of Candelaria Mining Corp. from February 2012 to September 2017. During his tenure, Candelaria Mining Corp. raised in excess of $28 million and acquired several mining projects in Mexico. From May of 2015 to present Mr. Puar has held the position of CEO and Director of Else Nutrition Holdings Inc. and currently remains as a director of the company. Since going public in June of 2019 Else Nutrition has raised over $41 million. Mr. Puar also sits on the board of Adcore Inc., a technology company in the digital advertising space.
Mr. Puar holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology and a diploma in Business Administration from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Mr. Puar sits and has sat on the board of many public and private companies including the board of Governors of Southpointe Academy, an independent school located in Tsawwassen, B.C., where he Chaired the Governance Committee, and currently sits on multiple committees.