Belinda Labatte, Founder

Belinda is President and Founder of The Capital Lab Inc., a business formed in 2007 to advise senior management of companies n variety of capital markets initiatives.

The Capital Lab has provided extensive and long term advisory work to over 20 international companies with market capitalizations ranging from $10 million to $3 billion. The Capital Lab has a specialty track record in the extractive industry. She has advised clients across all stages of development with a focus on change and transitions situations to global management teams. She has a successful track record of transitioning many CEOs into a capital markets role within the mining sector and has been frequently called upon to manage challenging operating and strategic situations . She speaks French, German and Spanish.

In January 2015, Belinda was appointed to the position of Head of Stakeholder Engagement and Corporate Affairs at Mandalay Resources, after providing advisory services since inception of the Company. Mandalay Resources is a dividend-paying, global producer of gold, silver and antimony and creates exceptional shareholder value through the acquisition of undervalued assets. Belinda is a Director of the PDAC., the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, representing the interests of the Canadian mineral exploration and development industry.

She graduated with her MBA (Masters of Business Administration) from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto in 2001 and was awarded her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 2004, and continues to be an active member and volunteer of the Toronto CFA Society.

In 2014, as part of her personal and professional interests in strategic social issues, The Capital Lab team committed to raising $25,000 for Project X, a maternal health initiative with Plan Canada to launch the first boat ambulance in Tanzania. In December the team exceeded its goal and raised $35,000. Belinda was voted “Ontario IR Professional of the Year” by the Canadian Institute of Investor Relations.

Belinda leverages a strong and global network of experienced, energetic professionals for advisory mandates.