Board of Directors
Terry MacDonald, CPA, CA – Chief Executive Officer
Terry is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in the financial and resource sectors including major international experience in Europe and Asia. He has extensive experience with public company financial reporting and regulatory filings, with a focus on the mining sector. Prior to joining Copper Lake Terry was an audit partner with a Vancouver based accounting firm where he provided accounting, audit and transaction services to a diverse group of mining companies. Terry also has significant experience in the restructuring of companies as well as advising on corporate governance practices. Terry has been a Director of the Copper Lake since June 2015 and is a member of the Audit Committee.
Gary O’Connor, MAus IMM
Gary is Co-Chief Executive Office and Chief Geologist and Director of Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc. He has over 30 years of experience in international mineral exploration and development. He is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM), a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geology, and holds a graduate degree in geology, geophysics and environmental studies from the University of Auckland.
Previously Vice-President of Dundee Resources from 2007 to 2017 where he guided investment decisions with his technical due diligence on 200+ resource projects across all continents and covering gold, diamonds, base metals, bulk commodities and uranium. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. O’Connor was Vice-President, Exploration of Gabriel Resources Ltd. where he directed the drill out and feasibility of the 16+Moz Rosia Montana gold resource.
Gary became a Director of the Copper Lake in March 2016 at the request of Dundee one of the Company’s largest shareholders. Gary is a member of the Technical, Audit and Compensation committees.
Paul Mc Groary – Chairman
The founder of UK based Marshall Lake Mining PLC who funded the initial acquisition and development of the Marshall Lake project in 2006 via a $700,000 Ontario base metal generative Joint Venture program. Paul has also been a director of ‘s Latin American Copper PLC oxide copper deposits explorers in Northern Chile as well as GGG Resources PLC who explored for copper in Western China and gold in Kalgoorlie Western Australia. Beyond mining exploration Paul has broad business experience and over the last twenty five years has been involved with public and private companies spanning oil, technology and marketing sectors. Paul became a Director of the Copper Lake in July 2016 and a member of the Compensation Committee.
Dr Jeffrey Malaihollo, FAus IMM
Jeff is the chairman of Edenville Energy Plc a UK AIM listed company with coal assets in Southern Tanzania. Jeff holds a PhD in Geological Sciences from the University of London researching the tectonics of eastern Indonesia. He has been involved in the exploration and mining industry for over 20 years working with both major and junior exploration companies in Indonesia, Australia, China, East Africa and Canada. He was the Managing Director and a founder of AIM-ASX listed GGG Resources Plc, which in 2010 acquired a four hundred thousand ounce gold resource in Western Australia and in less than three years, increased this to over three million ounces. Prior to this he was the Head of Research at a specialist mining finance house in London. He is a Fellow of the AusIMM, Fellow of the Geological Society of London and member of the London Association of Mining Analysts. Jeff joined the Board in July 2016 and is a member of the Technical and Audit committees.
Ed is a Consultant to and was a founder and Chief Executive Officer of Procon Mining and Tunnelling Ltd., a Vancouver based full-service mining contractor with operations around the world. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1971 and holds a number of directorships with various mining companies, including Imperial Metals Corporation. Ed was previously a director of Copper Lake from 2009 until June 2015 and rejoined the Board in March 2016 at the request of Copper Lakes major shareholders . Ed is a member of the Technical and Compensation Committees.
Lisa M Korinek – Chief Financial Officer
Lisa holds an MBA from Columbia University specializing in Finance and International Business and is fluent in German. In her professional career she focused on providing management and strategic advice to a range of businesses from global brands to substantial venture capital backed start-ups. Her areas of expertise include Healthcare, FMCG, pharmaceutical and technology related companies.