Mr. Borch graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1986 with a BASc in Civil Engineering. He spent the early part of his professional career in Canada with Ocean Construction and Tilbury Cement. From 1994 to 2001 Mr. Borch was CEO and Managing Partner in the Engineering Consultancy Company, Terra Geotechnics Sdn Bhd, in Malaysia. From 2001 to 2013 he served as Executive Director of PT Indocement Tunggal Prakasa in Indonesia.
Mr. Borch has had successful careers in Engineering, Management, Sales and Distribution of Building Materials, Capital Project Development and Resource Development and Extraction companies. He also has experience as an Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair of Public Listed Companies. From 2006, Nelson has also been a principal of a privately held Investment, Venture Capital and Property Development business. Mr. Borch is a member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia.