Margaret Lake Diamonds

Management Team


Mr. Nieken has an extensive range of public company and capital market experience. As a founder of Foremost Capital Inc., an exempt market dealer, he continues to provide in depth consulting for numerous publicly listed issuers in the health care, mineral extraction, technology, and wellness industry. Throughout the years, he has served on the boards and as an officer of several public and private issuers. His involvement in those companies has led to the numerous financings that raised substantial capital in his career. He was formerly an investment adviser at Union Securities Corp., where he gained a variety of knowledge in the public market. Mr. Nieken holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Sydney Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.


Mr. Kovalyov is currently a director and CEO of Health Logic Interactive Inc, a healthcare technology company soon to be  trading on the TSX.V. Mr. Kovalyov has held the position of Vice President Finance at Phivida Holdings Inc., a premier brand of cannabidiol-infused functional foods, beverages and clinical products that is poised for global distribution listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange since December 2017.Mr. Kovalyov was an accountant and owner at Schindler and Company from October 2016 to August 2018. Prior thereto, he was an accountant as well as founder and owner at GVK Group Advisory Inc. from September 2013 to September 2016. Mr. Kovalyov has over 11 years as an experienced financial controller, and in dealing with public companies audits and and financial statements to GAAP and IFRS. He has a Chartered Accountant designation through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and Bachelor of Business Administration from Kwantlen University


Mr. Foran’s background includes senior executive management in mining technology, investment advisory and holds numerous internationally recognized finance and negotiation qualifications.  Mr. Foran is also a fully qualified Solicitor and Barrister, admitted to practice in Queensland Australia in 2011 where he worked out of a prestigious chamber group on the Gold Coast. Upon his return to Canada he obtained his certificate of legal qualification through the Federation of Law Societies Canada and then worked with a B.C. law firm in their fast pacedcorporate dispute resolution and litigation division. He then went on to work for one of Canada’s top private sector security firms as an independent consultant. After being recruited from the private sector, Mr. Foran served as Vice President of Operations and then Chief Financial Officer of MGX Minerals Inc. in 2019 before joining Margaret Lake Diamonds Inc. Mr. Foran’s past also includes service with the Canadian Armed Forces and over five years as a Police Officer.


Mr. Warawa has over twenty years of experience in public and private businesses as a financial and marketing consultant including business development, negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, and increasing brand awareness in a broad spectrum of markets including commodities, automotive dealerships, and the mining sector. He previously worked with the largest auto group in Canada at the dealership level including Audi, BMW, Infiniti, and Mercedes-Benz assisting in productivity and efficiency. He has also experience running businesses and has been the owner operator of multiple small businesses throughout Canada and has seen tremendous success with them throughout the years. Mr. Warawa has an extensive network of contacts within the financial community including brokers, fund managers, industry analysts and clients that will assist him in raising capital for any future financings