Squires has three decades of international resource development experience in the energy and natural resources industries. Previously, he was part of the original executive team of Osum Oil Sands Corp., a successful junior oil sands company, in which he was instrumental in creating the team and helping raise over US$1 billion in private equity taking the company to commercial production.
Before starting Osum Oil Sands, Squires worked for his own consulting firm providing services for clients including Exxon, Aera, BP, Pemex, PetroCanada, PanCanadian and Chevron.
Squires is currently an executive advisor for Osum Oil Sands Corp., President of AXS Industries, a board member of American Lithium Corp. and IBIS Resources Corp. and is actively engaged in a number of start-ups and financings in the energy storage, oilfield equipment, and aerospace fields.
Robert Gross, Potash Ridge's Chairman, commented: "We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to the Potash Ridge board and look forward to his valuable contributions."