Leadership Team


CEO of Voyageur Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Brent Willis has over 30 years of experience successfully leading, managing and advancing Canadian and international projects in the mining, energy and in R&D industries. Brent lead two mining projects from discovery/exploration through to production/cash flow. A Track record of successfully implementing strategies to move companies from start up to cash flow in challenging economic, geographic and politically sensitive environments. Strong people leadership skills involving direct cumulative oversight of over 150 employees. Experienced public speaker for promotion and marketing of corporate projects. Negotiated over $100 million in contracts involving joint ventures/sales agreements/purchase agreements/community engagement/legal settlements/first nation contracts/Union contracts/option agreements. Lead facilitator resulting in the orchestration of multiple contractual agreements with the Asian business community in China.


Mr. Willis is a mining engineer and has over 30 years’ experience in the exploration and mining industry. Mr. Willis has created three Canadian exploration companies focusing on barium sulfate exploration and mining. He has managed the exploration and discovery of multiple exploration projects. He has coordinated projects from grassroots exploration to underground and surface mine production. Mr. Willis is credited with being the team leader that discovered the barite deposits that are currently owned by Voyageur. He supervised all the prospecting, exploration, drilling and underground mining on these barite properties. Brad has extensive experience managing hundreds of employees and multiple teams, advancing complex operations forward.


Al has a financial and general management background with major public corporations including international experience working in Paris, France. Al was the Vice President of Finance for Lafarge. He has proven leadership skills involving managing, developing, and motivating teams to achieve their objectives. With his first-class analytical, design and problem-solving skills, Al has extensive experience in strategic planning and identifying and negotiating vertical integration opportunities.

Education: Bachelor of Commerce, Concordia University, Montreal , Quebec | Certified General Account