Mr. Conibear joined Lundin Mining in 2007 and has held the position of President, CEO & Director since June 2011. Prior to his current role, Mr. Conibear acted as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Senior Vice President, Projects. He has more than 30 years of experience in corporate and asset management of all phases of mining investments in North and South America, and several African countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo. Originally from the mining centre of Sudbury and a civil engineer by training, he brings to Lundin Mining 18 years of practical background in mining project and construction management followed by 17 years as a corporate officer and director for several successful Lundin Group public companies.
As Chief Operating Officer then President/CEO and a Director of Tenke Mining Corp for many years until its merger with Lundin Mining, Mr. Conibear was instrumental in progressing the world class Tenke Fungurume copper/cobalt project towards development. Since taking on the leadership role at Lundin Mining, 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 European mines.
Mr. Conibear has been active in advancing the Group's corporate social responsibility initiatives and is one of the founding directors of the Lundin Foundation, a charitable entity established to support sustainable development in countries where the Lundin Group has active resource sector activities.
Marie InksterSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Inkster joined Lundin Mining in September 2008 as Vice President, Finance and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2009. During her career, she 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.
Ms. Inkster is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Professional Accountant and spent 5 years in public accounting with Deloitte.
Peter RichardsonChief Operating Officer
Mr. Richardson is the 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.
Nicholas J. HaydukSenior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Hayduk joined Lundin Mining in March 2017 as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer. Prior to joining Lundin Mining, he was Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Kinross Gold Corporation where he held positions of increasing responsibility after joining the company in 2006. He previously held the positions of General Counsel, Operations - Canada & USA at Goldcorp and General Counsel, Canada at Placer Dome, prior to which he was a Corporate/Commercial Associate at the law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. During his career, Mr. Hayduk has provided legal leadership and advice on a wide variety of matters and transactions all over the world, including public company securities regulation and reporting, corporate governance, compliance, public and private mergers and acquisitions, asset divestitures, joint ventures, equity and debt public offerings, private debt financings, securities class actions and other litigation, permitting and other mining operational matters.
Mr. Hayduk was called to the bar by the Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) in February 2001. He has a Bachelor of Laws and M.B.A. (Finance) from Dalhousie University, and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics / History) from the University of Alberta.
Paul McRaeSenior Vice President, Projects
Mr. McRae has a distinguished global reputation in project and construction management in the mining industry for both surface and underground projects of all scales and complexities. He was responsible for the successful development of Lundin Mining Corporation's Eagle Mine in Northern Michigan. His track record includes on-time and on-budget project management of major underground investments for INCO including McCreedy East, Garson and Birch Tree projects, serving as Project Manager on the highly successful De Beers Victor Project in Northern Canada, and leadership of numerous other projects from conceptual through construction phases in Australia, Canada, Spain, Portugal and South America, over a career spanning more than 40 years.
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.
Jean-Claude (JC) LalumiereVice President, Human Resources
Mr. Lalumiere is the 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.
Jinhee MagieVice President, Finance
Ms. Magie has been Vice President, Finance of the Company since May 2009. Prior to that she was Director of Finance of the Company from September 2008 to April 30, 2009. Before joining Lundin Mining, Ms. Magie was the Director of Corporate Compliance for LionOre Mining International Ltd.
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.
Mikael SchaumanVice President, Marketing
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.
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.