Building Canada’s Next Gold Mining District

TMAC is led by an experienced team with significant track records of exploration, development and operational successes.

Jason Neal , President and Chief Executive Officer

Jason Neal became President and Chief Executive Officer and a director in February 2018. He is a veteran mining investment banker, having joined BMO Capital Markets at the start of 1997 after graduating from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and working his entire career focused exclusively on the metals and mining industry. Mr. Neal was promoted to Co-Head and Managing Director of the Global Metals and Mining Group in 2010, providing leadership to a team operating in offices located in Toronto, Vancouver, London, New York, Beijing and Melbourne. Mr. Neal was employed with BMO Capital Markets immediately prior to joining TMAC.

Maarten Theunissen , Chief Financial Officer

Maarten was promoted to Chief Financial Officer on April 1, 2018 and joined TMAC as Vice President, Finance in May 2013. He was with Uranium One Inc. from 2006 to 2013 and held increasing roles of responsibility including Finance Manager, Controller, Vice President, Finance and Senior Vice President, Finance. Maarten began his professional career with KPMG and held the position of Manager in the Energy and Natural Resources department. Maarten is currently a member of a CPA Canada-PDAC IFRS committee that produces Viewpoints on IFRS accounting issues for the mining industry. Maarten received his South African Chartered Accountant designation in 2005 with KPMG and holds a Bachelor of Commerce, (Hons.) Accounting from the University of Johannesburg.

Calum Semple , Executive Vice President, Operations

Calum joined TMAC on February 10, 2020. He is a UK Chartered Engineer and has over 30 years of experience working in the industrial and mining sectors around the world. Calum has held senior corporate roles in start-ups and in situations where companies have experienced significant periods of growth or transformation. In addition, he led the Global Mining Consulting Team and the Canadian Turnaround Practice at PwC. Calum has worked extensively in gold, silver, diamonds and base metal mines and process plants, focusing on capital project planning and execution, operations and asset management, engineering, supply chain and the integration of people and systems across the entire business.

Ronald P. Gagel , Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Ron is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario with more than 40 years of professional experience, the last 30 of which have been in the mining sector. He is currently Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Secretary and, until April 2018, was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TMAC. Ron is a director of IAMGOLD Corporation and has also been a director of other public companies including Adriana Resources Inc. (now part of Sprott Resource Holding Inc.), HudBay Minerals Inc., Central Sun Mining Inc. (now part of B2Gold Corp.), Dalradian Resources Inc. (now part of Orion Mine Finance), Stonegate Agricom Ltd. (now part of Itafos) and FNX Mining Company Inc. Ron joined FNX in 2005 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2006, a position he held until the merger of FNX with Quadra Mining Ltd. in May 2010. Previously, he had joined Aur Resources Inc. (now part of Teck Resources Limited) in 1988, holding roles of increasing responsibility including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to December 2004. Ron retired as a director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in 2015 after serving on its Board for 18 years. He is the 2013 recipient of the PDAC’s Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to the mineral industry in the field of finance and for his contributions to the PDAC. Ron was Chairman of a CPA Canada-PDAC IFRS committee that produces Viewpoints on IFRS accounting issues for the mining industry from its inception in 2011 to the end of 2018. Ron received his CA designation in 1981 with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), became an FCPA, FCA in 2019 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce, (Hons.) Business Administration from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Science, (Hons.) Zoology from the University of Western Ontario.

Julia Micks , Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Julia has over 29 years of experience in the field of Human Resources and brings over 22 years’ experience within the mining industry. She joined TMAC in April 2013 as Executive Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining TMAC, she worked with KGHM International, Quadra FNX Mining Inc., FNX Mining Company Inc. and Aur Resources Inc. She previously worked as a Consultant with Mercer Human Resources Consulting and with Cineplex Odeon on their human resources team. Julia holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Certificate in Business from the University of Toronto.

Alex Buchan , Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility

Alex has over 26 years of experience in wildlife management and community economic development in Nunavut. He joined TMAC in October 2013 and was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility in January 2019. He has been involved in community and Inuit relations for the Hope Bay Belt for over 12 years, assisting in the negotiation and implementation of both the Doris North Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement and subsequent Hope Bay Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement. He began his career as Renewable Resource Officer, Land Claims Coordinator and eventually Manager of Wildlife for the territorial government. Alex went on to work as Community Economic Development Officer for the Hamlet of Kugluktuk, assisting this community in benefitting from the establishment of the Canadian diamond industry. Alex has been active in diverse sustainable development areas such as the Bathurst Caribou Management Planning Committee, Peary Caribou Recovery Team, Diavik Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board, Nunavut Business Credit Corporation and Coppermine Heritage River nomination committee. Alex Buchan actively represents TMAC on the Board of the NWT/Nunavut Chamber of Mines.

Oliver Curran , Vice President, Environmental Affairs

Oliver has over 15 years of experience in the mining sector focused on environmental approvals, compliance monitoring, environmental management systems and reporting. Before 2010, while in the role of Manager of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) for Inco’s Corporate Sustainability group, Mr. Curran successfully led the implementation of a global EHS system at 11 operations worldwide. As the Director of Sustainable Development for Baffinland’s Mary River Project from 2010 to 2016, Oliver led Project permitting and successfully obtained all permits and licences for the construction of infrastructure, mining and transport of ore. Since joining TMAC in March 2016, Oliver has been working with regulatory authorities on the environmental assessment and licencing requirements to obtain approvals for the development and mining of TMAC’s Madrid and Boston gold deposits at Hope Bay. Oliver obtained his Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in biology from Trent University and his Masters of Science in biology from the University of Toronto.

Dave King , Vice President, Exploration and Geoscience

Dave is a registered professional geologist with more than 17 years of experience, focused on both mining exploration and production. He joined TMAC in May 2013 as Vice President, Exploration and Geoscience. Prior to joining TMAC, Dave was the Senior Manager, Geoscience and Mineral Resources of KGHM International, the international subsidiary of KGHM Polska Miedź SA which acquired Quadra FNX Mining Inc. in March 2012. He had joined FNX Mining Inc. in 2002, where he held positions of increasing responsibility and was promoted to Senior Manager, Geoscience and Mineral Resources subsequent to the merger of FNX with Quadra Mining in 2010. Dave had previously joined Noranda Inc. in 1996 as a Project Geologist on various exploration projects throughout North and South America. Dave received a Bachelor of Science, Geology and a Masters of Science, Geology from Lakehead University.

Lisa Wilkinson , Vice President, Investor Relations and Strategic Development

Lisa Wilkinson is responsible for TMAC’s investor relations strategy in addition to leading its corporate development initiatives. She was promoted to Vice President in January 2020, having joined TMAC as Director, Investor Relations and Strategic Development in March 2019. Ms. Wilkinson is a mining finance professional with extensive experience in the mining sector, both corporately and in capital markets. For seven years prior to joining TMAC, she served on the Finance team of Kinross Gold Corporation, focusing on capital management for all growth and sustaining projects across the global portfolio of mines. Prior to Kinross, Ms. Wilkinson spent a total of over three years in the Capital Markets split between RBC and Scotiabank in Equity Research, covering the Mining and Metals and Fertilizer sectors. Prior to that, she worked for five years in the oil and gas sector at Suncor and Imperial Oil. Ms. Wilkinson has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. She holds a Professional Engineer designation in Ontario and is a certified Project Management Professional.

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