Zula is a highly-qualified certified general accountant with over 10 years of practice experience, mainly with public companies listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange. Ms. Kropivnitski has served as CFO for public companies with a combined market capitalization approaching $80 million. She has been involved in all areas of financial reporting, corporate finance, and related aspects of regulatory compliance. She has extensive international experience in the resource sector. Zula received her Certified General Accountant professional accounting designation from the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia and later obtained her ACCA designation from the Association of Chartered Accountants based in London, UK. She holds a Masters of Mathematics and Economics degree from Russia.