Board of Directors
Mr. Lamb has over 23 years of experience in mining and operations in Canada and several Southern African countries. His background includes operational and project management in the precious metals, coal, chrome, and diamond sectors. Mr. Lamb spent 13 years with De Beers working across their operations in Southern Africa and Canada focusing on heavy mineral concentration, project development, and operational readiness. He joined Lucara Diamond Corp. in 2008 and was instrumental in the acquisition of the AK6 asset, now the Karowe Mine, which has been brought into production as one of the world’s most significant producers of large, high quality diamonds.
Zara Boldt, CPA, CGA
Ms. Boldt is a professional accountant (CPA, CGA) who has held progressively senior financial leadership roles with several public companies in the mineral exploration and development industry. Currently she is the CFO & Corporate Secretary of Lucara, previously Ms. Boldt served as the CFO & Corporate Secretary of Kaminak Gold, where she was responsible for corporate due diligence and the negotiation, documentation and execution of a Plan of Arrangement for an acquisition transaction valued at C$520 million. Prior to Kaminak, Ms. Boldt was the Vice-President, Finance & CFO for Stornoway Diamond Corporation where she was a member of the senior management team responsible for arranging financing in excess of $900 million for the development of the Renard Diamond Mine in Quebec. Ms. Boldt has most recently served as the CFO & Corporate Secretary for Strongbow Exploration Inc. Presently, Ms. Boldt is a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Gold Standard Ventures Corp.
Jamie Beck, P.Eng., MBA
Mr. Beck has more than 15 years of international project management and corporate development experience in the mining industry. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Filo Mining Corp. Prior to that, Mr. Beck served as Vice President, Corporate Development and Projects of Filo Mining and Josemaría Resources Inc. (formerly NGEx Resources Inc.). Before joining Filo Mining , Mr. Beck worked in corporate development with Lundin Mining, and has been with the Lundin Group of Companies since 2009. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario, holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from Queen's University and an MBA from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Beck also serves as a Director of Filo Mining Corp.
Mr. Dicaire has over 40 years of experience in the mining, engineering, and construction industry on a variety of global projects leading both the Owners and EPCM teams and is currently the VP Projects and General Manager at Lundin Gold Inc. Prior to joining Lundin Gold, he was with Freeport-McMoRan Inc. as the Project Director for the highly successful US$4.6 billion Cerro Verde Expansion Project in Peru. Prior to moving to Freeport, Dave was the General Manager, Project Development for South America for Xstrata Copper (now Glencore plc) based in Santiago, Chile. His experience covers all facets of project management for all types of mining projects ranging from managing pre-feasibility studies to large EPC/EPCM projects.
Leo Hathaway, P. Geo
Mr. Hathaway is a geologist with extensive experience in the mining sector. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Lumina Gold Corp and was Chief Geological Officer for Anfield Gold and Lumina Copper Corp (2008 - 2014). Prior to this Mr. Hathaway was VP Exploration for Northern Peru Copper (2005 to 2008), for Regalito Copper (2005 to 2006), and for Lumina Resources (2004 to 2005). Prior to 2004 he worked for Inmet Mining in Europe, Central and South America and also Australia. Mr. Hathaway holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Applied Geology from the University of Plymouth, a M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the University of London, and obtained a P.Geo designation from the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario in 2004.
Peter Hemstead, CPA, CMA
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director
Mr. Hemstead is a Chartered Professional Accountant with an Honours Economics degree from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Hemstead has over 20 years of finance experience, with the last 10 years spent in a senior financial executive role at Capstone Mining Corp., leading the finance team through the successful expansion from a development stage mining company to an intermediate producer. He has a proven track record of providing financial leadership and his extensive experience in financial management, corporate finance, project finance, treasury, commercial banking, marketing/sales, financial risk management, insurance and international tax planning.
Mr. Lundin was involved in the successful construction of Lundin Gold Inc.'s Fruta del Norte Gold Mine in southern Ecuador where he served as the Project Superintendent from 2016 to 2019. Jack began his career in the sector working prospecting jobs on various early-stage projects in Canada, Russia, Ireland and Portugal. After graduating, he worked as a commercial analyst for Lundin Norway AS., a subsidiary of Lundin Petroleum AB. 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 is currently President of Lundin Mining and Chairman of Lundin Gold.