Position: President, CEO and Director

Mr. Macdonald has over 22 years of industry experience as a mining engineer including an extensive background in project development and mine operations. He has been involved with several public companies at both management and board level and has managed large technical programs through concept, feasibility and into construction. After roles in mine operations and engineering with senior Canadian mining firms Teck, Placer Dome and Suncor Energy, Mr. Macdonald served as the Vice President of Operations for Rainy River Resources prior to the acquisition of Rainy River by New Gold Inc. in 2013.  Most recently Mr. Macdonald has served as Vice President of Project Development for JDS Energy & Mining, a leading engineering, construction and private mining firm, where he led that company’s Eastern Canadian business operations.  Mr. Macdonald holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Western University’s Ivey Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from Laurentian University.