Ms. Inkster was appointed President, CEO & Director of Lundin Mining in October 2018, having been appointed to Chief Financial Officer in May 2009 after joining the Company in September 2008 as Vice President, Finance. Under Ms. Inkster’s stewardship as CFO, the company has undergone a significant transformation with the successful acquisitions of Eagle and Candelaria mines, and notable growth initiatives through exploration and brownfields expansion at the company’s operations.
During her career, Ms. Inkster has held senior positions in a number of publicly traded companies, including five years with LionOre Mining International Ltd where she served as Vice President, Controller at the time of its acquisition by Norilsk Nickel in July of 2007. Ms. Inkster has 20 years of experience in public company financial management, public and private equity and debt fundraising, corporate transactions and public company reporting. She is a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Lucara Diamond Corp.
Jinhee MagieSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Magie was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2018. Prior to her current role, Ms. Magie acted as Vice President, Finance having joined the Company in September 2008 as Director, Finance. With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Magie began her career with Ernst & Young and has held progressively more senior roles in public companies, with the last 13 years being in the mining industry. Before joining Lundin Mining, Ms. Magie was the Director of Corporate Compliance for LionOre Mining International Ltd. She has extensive experience in acquisitions and divestitures, public and private equity fundraising and public company reporting. Ms. Magie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Peter RichardsonSenior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Richardson is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Lundin Mining and has more than 23 years of mining management experience.
Prior to his COO position, he was General Manager at Lundin's Eagle Mine in Michigan, USA. Before joining Lundin in September 2015, Peter held a number of senior positions with Boliden ranging from General Manager at the Aitik copper mine, Project Manager for the major mine expansion at the Garpenberg zinc/lead silver mine, and as Director for Strategy and Business Development for all Boliden mines.
Peter holds an MSc in Geotechnology from the Luleå University in Sweden specialized in Metallurgical Engineering.
Jean-Claude (JC) LalumiereSenior Vice President, Human Resources
Mr. Lalumiere is the Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Lundin Mining and has over 26 years of human resources leadership expertise and experience.
Prior to joining Lundin Mining Mr. Lalumiere was the SVP & CHRO at Empire Life and prior to that Vice-President, Human Resources at Rio Tinto and Inmet Mining. He also spent three years in Washington, D.C. as Vice-President, Human Resources and Facilities for the universally-known, non-profit World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and 12 years with Lafarge, a global building materials company.
JC holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland and an International Executive MBA from Instituto de Empresa Business School in Madrid, Spain.
Peter RockandelSenior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations
Mr. Rockandel is the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development for Lundin Mining and 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.
Mikael SchaumanSenior Vice President, Commercial
Mr. Schauman was born and educated in Sweden and holds a BA in Finance from The Stockholm School of Economics. He began his career with Boliden in 1983 and has held several senior positions of increasing responsibility in international trading companies since that time. Mr. Schauman's most recent position was as senior trader at Mitsui & Co. Metals (U.S.A.), Inc. with responsibility for zinc and lead concentrate sales globally.
Steve GatleyVice President, Technical Services
Mr. Gatley is a British citizen and a qualified mining engineer with over 30 years of experience in the base metals mining industry. He has spent much of his career with the Rio Tinto group occupying increasingly senior mine production and project management positions in mines across Europe, Africa and South America. He joined Lundin Mining in 2005 with their acquisition of the Galmoy mine in Ireland, where he held the position of General Manager. Since 2006, he has occupied a corporate role providing high level technical support to the company's operating mines, strategic investments and business development initiatives.
Derek RiehmVice President, Environment
Dual US / Canadian citizen, engineer by training, Mr. Riehm has 25 years of experience in environmental and regulatory affairs in the international mining industry, in a variety of consulting, operating and corporate positions. Prior to joining Lundin in January 2015 he spent 12 years at Barrick Gold Corporation, most recently as Vice President, Approvals & Permitting.
Ciara TalbotVice President, Exploration
Ms. Talbot is the Vice President, Exploration for Lundin Mining and has more than 23 years of international experience in all stages of mineral exploration on surface and underground.
Prior to her VP position, she held the role of Director, Exploration & New Business Development. Ciara joined Lundin Mining as a Senior Exploration Geologist in 2005 working on Lundin’s Irish exploration licences. She also acted as a director on the board of several former Lundin companies in Ireland. Before joining Lundin Mining, Ciara held several technical roles with Boliden Limited, BHP Billiton Limited and Teck Resources Limited.
Ciara holds a BSc. (Honours) in Applied Geology from Staffordshire University in England.
Annie LaurensonCorporate 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.
Jim FrenchVice President, Health, Safety & Risk
Mr. French is the Vice President, Health, Safety & Risk. He joined Lundin Mining as Director of Health & Safety in July 2013 with the acquisition of Eagle Mine from Rio Tinto.
Mr. French has more than 25 years of health, safety end environmental (HSE) experience in the mining and manufacturing sectors. He started his mining career at Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Mine, and has held a variety of HSE leadership roles across Rio Tinto and Morton Salt.
Mr. French has a Bachelor of Science from the College of Human Resources and a Master of Science in Education both from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Kirby OakesVice President, Finance
Mr. Oakes is the Vice President, Finance for Lundin Mining and has more than 8 years of experience in the mining industry with over 25 years in finance.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Oakes held the role of Director, Financial Planning and Analysis at Lundin Mining, with increasingly senior finance roles in forest & paper products, banking and consumer beverages.
Graduating from the University of Western Ontario, Mr. Oakes holds a degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Brian SeamoneVice President, Commercial
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.