Mr. Rockandel has been CEO of Lundin Mining since November 2021, and Director since January 2022. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations having joined the Company in 2018.
Mr. Rockandel has more than 25 years experience in Canadian capital markets, particularly in global resources and mining. Prior to joining Lundin Mining, Mr. Rockandel was the Managing Director, Investment Banking at GMP Securities and led their North American Mining practice overseeing and executing GMP’s Mining capital markets and investment banking strategy. He brings with him former experience from GMP Institutional Sales, Deutsche Bank Canada and Yorkton Securities (currently Macquarie). Mr. Rockandel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.
Teitur PoulsenSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Poulsen was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in September 2022. He brings over 20 years of strategic financial experience in acquisitions and divestitures, public and private equity fundraising and public company reporting. Mr. Poulsen joined from Lundin Energy, following its acquisition by Aker BP for approximately $14 billion in enterprise value on announcement, where he had been CFO since 2017 and prior to that VP Corporate Planning & Investor Relations. Previous to Lundin Energy, Mr. Poulsen was CFO of Aker BP (formerly Det norske) from 2010 to 2012, and earlier in his career held progressively senior financial positions. Mr. Poulsen holds a MA (Honours) Economics from the University of Aberdeen.
Juan Andrés MorelSenior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Morel was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2022. He has an exceptional track-record with over 30 years in the industry. He has held progressively senior positions in operations and project development before moving into executive roles.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining, more recently, Mr. Morel was General Manager Mine Operations for BHP’s Escondida operation in Chile. From 2005 to 2017, he held senior roles with Antofagasta Minerals, including Head of Operations at Los Pelambres, Executive Director of Antofagasta’s international office, General Manager of the El Tesoro operation, and Chief of Technical Services. Earlier in his career, Mr. Morel spent seven years with CODELCO in Chile as Chief Strategy Officer of the El Teniente Division, Director of Corporate Operational Excellence and Chief Open-Pit Mine Planning, amongst other roles.
Mr. Morel holds a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Chile and an Executive Master of Business from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Jack Lundin was appointed President in December 2022. He has extensive experience in the natural resource industry gained through exposure with several Lundin Group companies.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining, Jack was President & CEO of Bluestone Resources Inc., and before which he was involved in the highly successful development of Lundin Gold Inc.'s Fruta del Norte Gold Mine in southern Ecuador, serving as the Project Superintendent. He began his career in the mining sector working prospecting jobs on various early-stage projects in Canada, Russia, Ireland, and Portugal.
Jack holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Chapman University and a Master of Engineering degree in Mineral Resource Engineering from the University of Arizona. He currently sits on the board of directors of Bluestone Resources Inc., Lundin Gold Inc., Lundin Foundation, and the University of Arizona’s Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources.
Mr. Brady is General Counsel for Lundin Mining and provides strategic advice on all corporate matters including, legal, regulatory and governance issues. He has over 20 years of experience in industry and private practice working with major international mining companies.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining, Mr. Brady was with Vale Base Metals, where he was the Chief Legal & Governance Officer responsible for advising their senior leadership team on all legal and business risk, compliance, and corporate governance matters. Previous to Vale Base Metals, he was a Partner at McCarthy Tetrault.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University and a Master of Arts in Environmental Law from the University of Windsor.
David DicaireSenior Vice President, Josemaria Project
Mr. Dicaire was appointed Senior Vice President, Josemaria Project in August 2022 with overall responsibility for all matters related to the project, from the design and early works, through construction and startup.
Mr. Dicaire has over 40 years of mining, engineering and construction experience gained on a variety of global projects leading both the Owners and EPCM teams. His previous roles include Vice President, Projects at Lundin Gold where he oversaw the development and construction of the award winning Fruta Del Norte project in Ecuador and prior to that, Project Director at Freeport-McMoRan for the highly successful multi-billion-dollar Cerro Verde Expansion Project in Peru. Before moving to Freeport McMoRan, he was the General Manager, Project Development for South America for Xstrata Copper based in Santiago, Chile.
Ms. Allaway is the Vice President, Finance. In her previous role with Eldorado Gold, Cara was Vice President, Finance, where she was responsible for overseeing accounting, financial reporting and planning and analysis functions. Prior to Eldorado Gold, she held similar roles at Nevsun Resources Ltd. and Dominion Diamond Mines, and spent 12 years at PwC in the Assurance groups in Halifax and Toronto, and in the Capital Markets Group in Russia.
Cara is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Mount Allison University and a Master of Management and Professional Accounting from the University of Toronto.
Mr. Barha is Vice President, Technical Services for Lundin Mining and has more than 20 years of mining technical and management experience.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining in February 2022, Mr. Barha was Vice President of Resource Planning & Development for BHP’s Minera Escondida in Chile. Throughout his career, Mr. Barha has held progressively senior technical positions with BHP in Australia, Canada and Chile, including Technical Services, Business Development, Major Projects and Engineering.
Mr. Barha is an alumnus of the University of British Columbia, where he earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining & Mineral Process Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the Suader School of Business.
Annie LaurensonDirector Governance and Corporate Secretary
Ms. Laurenson is an experienced Corporate Secretary with more than 20 years of experience in business administration including 12 years experience with public companies within the mining industry. Prior to joining Lundin Ms. Laurenson was the Assistant Corporate Secretary of Bank of Montreal, and Corporate Secretary of Chieftain Metals Corp., and held progressively senior administration roles with several TSX and TSXV listed mining companies. Ms. Laurenson has been involved in all aspects of the administration of publicly listed companies including legal and regulatory compliance, corporate governance, board and committee matters, continuous disclosure requirements, corporate transactions, shareholder communications and corporate records. Ms. Laurenson is a member of the Governance Professionals of Canada.
Steve LittleVice President, Technology and Innovation
Mr. Little joined Lundin Mining in April 2023 as the Vice President, Technology and Innovation. Mr. Little has over 30 years of experience in providing technology leadership within asset intensive industries such as power generation and heavy manufacturing, as well as high tech. Prior to joining Lundin Mining, he was most recently Vice President, Business Technology Solutions for Seaspan Shipyards and Seaspan Marine Transportation. A registered Professional Engineer, Mr. Little holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the Royal Military College of Canada and an MBA from Queen's University.
Mr. Monash is Vice President, Sustainability for Lundin Mining and has more than 20 years of experience in the mining sector. Prior to joining Lundin Mining, Mr. Monash led Lundin Gold’s sustainability activities during the construction and operation of the Fruta del Norte mine in Ecuador.
Prior to his work with Lundin Gold, Mr. Monash spent several years leading AngloGold Ashanti's sustainability efforts in the Americas, where he developed sustainability strategy and governance structures and advised operations on community relations, local government relations, human rights and communications. In addition, Mr. Monash worked with Rio Tinto Alcan where he integrated sustainable development principles across the company’s business development practice. He has worked with International Finance Corporation guiding extractive industry clients on the structure and implementation of sustainable development strategies. As well, Mr. Monash spent several years with the World Economic Forum where he worked closely with leaders from business, academia, and government to identify and address key economic, social, and environmental issues facing the mining and metals industry and significantly advanced the industry's understanding of The Equator Principles, anti-corruption strategies, and emerging mining policy in key jurisdictions.
Nathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from McGill University and a Master of Arts from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Ms. Murakami is the Vice President, Tax & Treasury for Lundin Mining. She has managed the tax function since joining Lundin in 2012 and the group treasury area since 2019.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining, she gained almost a decade of experience working at two major public accounting firms where she provided assurance and corporate taxation services to clients in the financial services, manufacturing, and real estate industries.
Ms. Murakami holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Mr. Seamone is the Vice President, Commercial having joined Lundin Mining in April 2015 as the Commercial Director. He has more than 25 years experience in mineral product sales and purchases.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining, Mr. Seamone served as the Director, Marketing and Sales at Newmont Mining Corporation responsible for global concentrate sales from several operations, overseeing and executing Newmont’s product diversification strategy. He brings experience from expanded roles at Newmont Mining Corporation, Xstrata Commodities Middle East and Noranda Inc.
Mr. Seamone holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from Dalhousie University and a Master of Business Administration from St. Mary’s University.
Mr. Walmsley is the Vice President, Exploration for Lundin Mining and has more than 30 years of international experience in all stages of mineral exploration. Prior to his VP position, he held the role of Senior Director, Exploration. Timothy joined Lundin Mining as Chile Exploration Manager in 2013.
Before joining Lundin Mining, Timothy held progressively more senior technical roles with Xstrata plc, Falconbridge Limited, and Noranda Inc., based initially in Canada and then primarily in Chile.
During his career Mr. Walmsley has been responsible for various aspects of exploration and new business development throughout much of North and South America and has contributed to numerous mineral deposit discoveries.
Timothy holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) in Geological Engineering from Queen's University in Canada.
Stephen WilliamsVice President, Investor Relations
Mr. Williams is the Vice President, Investor Relations. He has over 15 years of capital markets, investor relations, corporate development, and operational experience.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining he was the Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations at Bluestone Resources and previous to that a member of the Metals & Mining investment banking team at Canaccord Genuity Corp, where he provided strategic advice to clients on acquisitions, mergers, and equity financings.
Stephen is a professional engineer by background having worked for Freeport-McMoRan in an operational and process development capacity. He holds a B.A.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University.
Quinn YongVice President, Corporate Development & Strategy
Mr. Yong is the Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy. He has more than 15 years of experience in the mining industry and joined Lundin Mining in 2016 as Managing Director, Corporate Development.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Yong was Sr. Director, Operations Strategy at Lundin Mining. He also worked at Sherritt International as Director, Corporate Development and held various project management roles in the Oil & Gas, Railway and consulting engineering industries.
Mr. Yong holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charterholder.
Ms. Zaleski was appointed Vice President, Human Resources in October 2022. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Zaleski was Vice President, Human Resources for the Josemaria Project, acquired by Lundin Mining in April 2022.
Ms. Zaleski has extensive experience in Human Resources leadership roles for global mining companies, including more recently Eldorado Gold Corporation, where she was Vice President, Human Resources. She has a mix of site-based and corporate experience and specializes in international Human Resources.