Thu, May 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Eastern Time (US & Canada)
A panel discussing the future of base metals featuring: Brandon Macdonald, CEO of Fireweed Zinc, Martin Turenne, CEO of FPX Nickel, and Paul West-Sells, CEO of Western Copper & Gold. Moderated by Stefan Ioannou, Research Analyst at Cormark Securities.
About Fireweed Zinc Fireweed Zinc is a Canadian mining exploration and development company focused on advancing the Macmillan Pass Project. The project is host to the Tom, Jason, Boundary Zone & End Zone zinc-lead-silver deposits. Located in the Yukon Territory, Canada, the property is accessible via gravel road and by air via the Macmillan Pass Airstrip located on the property
About FPX Nickel FPX Nickel is a Vancouver-based junior nickel mining company developing the large-scale Decar Nickel District in central British Columbia. Decar hosts the PEA-stage Baptiste deposit, which has the potential to become one of the largest nickel mines in Canada.
About Western Copper & Gold Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino project into Canada’s Premier Copper-Gold Mine.
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Brandon MacdonaldCEO & Director of Fireweed ZincMr. Macdonald is a professional geologist with a diverse experience base including exploration geology worldwide and investment banking. In recent years he has focused his efforts in exploration and development as a principal of and consultant to various junior mining companies. In the past he was in the City of London where he worked in structuring financings and risk management at Macquarie Bank. In 2007 Mr. Macdonald graduated with an MBA (with Distinction) from Oxford. He completed his B.Sc. in Geology from UBC in 2000. Mr. Macdonald has a long history of mining exploration work in Yukon, including zinc projects, and originally hails from Ross River, near the Macmillan Pass Project site. He is a Professional Geologist registered with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC).
Paul West-SellsPresident & CEO of Western Copper and GoldDr. West-Sells has over 20 years' experience in the mining industry. After obtaining his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in Metallurgical Engineering, he worked with BHP, Placer Dome, and Barrick in increasingly senior roles in Research and Development and Project Development. Dr. West-Sells has worked for Western Copper and gold since 2006, where he has held a number of technical and executive positions, and is now the President and CEO overseeing the day to day operations of the company. Dr. West-Sells sits on the Yukon Minerals Advisory Board, the Board of the Yukon Mining Alliance and is also on the Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining Governing Council.
Martin TurennePresident & CEO of FPX NickelMartin is a mining executive with extensive hands-on experience in company leadership, mine project development, debt and equity financing, investor relations and corporate governance. Martin is a CPA, CA with over 15 years of progressive and diverse experience in the resources industry, ranging from exploration and development-stage juniors to large multinational producers. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and earned his professional qualifications while working at KPMG Vancouver LLP.
Stefan Ioannou, PHDResearch Analyst at Cormark SecuritiesStefan Ioannou is a research analyst at Cormark Securities Inc. He is a mining engineer and holds a Ph.D. in economic geology from the University of Toronto. Dr. Ioannou joined Cormark in December 2016 after working in equity research for 13 years with Haywood Securities — base metals analyst since 2006. Prior to that, He worked as an exploration geologist in Nevada and throughout the Canadian Shield.