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About Us

Executive Team


Tom Burkett

Tom brings more than thirty years of graphite industry experience to Ontario Graphite. His proven track record emphasizes safety, environmental stewardship, quality and efficiency in operations.

Through his experience as an executive with graphite and carbon industry leaders SGL Group, The Carbon Company and GrafTech International, Mr. Burkett has demonstrated the ability to lead, with a focus on people and growth. Most recently, Mr. Burkett was Head of the GMS Business Area for the Americas at SGL and prior to that Global Head of SGL's Expanded Graphite Division.

Mr. Burkett is a graduate of Gettysburg College, where he majored in business administration and has spent time living and working in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, and China.

Ellerton Castor

CFO & Chief Administrative Officer
With over 15 years of experience as an investment banker and M&A advisor to a variety of companies in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Latin America, Ellerton provides Ontario Graphite with a well-developed capacity for strategic development and execution.

His past experience includes Founder and Managing Director of Panterra Partners, LLC, a real estate restructuring advisory and capital raising firm focused on distressed opportunities in the Southeastern US and Caribbean; Managing Director, Latin America M&A and Merchant Banking, Banc of America Securities; Executive Director, Global M&A Group at CIBC Oppenheimer in New York and Senior Associate, Corporate Finance and M&A at Morgan Stanley.

Ellerton holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics and History, Summa Cum Laude, from Franklin Pierce University.