• About Us

Board of Directors

Our Board brings diverse mining industry leaders together to review and approve our strategy, monitor and advise our management team on executing strategy, and approve major investments.

  • Bradford A. Mills

    Chairman ( 3 )

    Mr. Mills has over 40 years of experience in the resource industry. He is the founder and managing director of Plinian Capital, a private equity firm whose principal business is investment in natural resources projects and companies. Mr. Mills served as the Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay from 2009 and oversaw its transition to a producing gold company from 2010 onwards. He stepped down as CEO in 2016. From 2004 – 2009, Mr. Mills held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Lonmin Plc (GBX: LMI), the world’s number three platinum and platinum group metals producer. Prior to that, Mr. Mills served as president of the BHP Billiton’s copper group. Mr. Mills is currently a director of Rambler Metals & Mining PLC (AIMM: RMM), a mining company engaged in the development, mining and exploration of base and precious metals in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada; Circum Minerals, a private potash development company in Ethiopia and CNM, a private nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM producing company in Zambia.

    • 3. Safety, Health, Environment, and Community Committee
  • Dominic Duffy

    President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

    Mr. Duffy holds a B.Eng in Mining Engineering from the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia). He has extensive technical and operational management experience, having worked at numerous operations throughout Australia and Latin America. Prior to joining Mandalay Resources, Mr. Duffy most recently worked for Coeur d’Alene Mines and Hecla Mining Company in South America.

  • Braam Jonker

    Lead Independent Director ( 1 )

    Mr. Jonker is a registered Chartered Accountant in British Columbia, (Canada), England and Wales as well as South Africa. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the United Kingdom and holds a Masters degree in South African and International Tax from the Rand Afrikaans University. Mr. Jonker has almost 30 years of extensive management, accounting and corporate finance experience across five continents, mostly in the mining industry. Mr. Jonker currently serves as the Lead Independent Director of Mandalay. Previously he was the Chief Financial Officer of Nevada Copper Corp. and Western Coal Corp. at the time of its take-over by Walter Energy for $3.3 billion. During his career Mr. Jonker has played a pivotal role in several business recoveries, has been a key team member at management level in the strategic growth of several public companies, has raised and overseen the raising of more than $750 million in the form of equity and debt instruments and has been involved in corporate transactions aggregating several billion dollars.

    • 1. Member of Audit Committee
  • Rob Doyle

    Director ( 1, 2 )

    Mr. Doyle has over 40 years of experience in all facets of international resource exploration, development and production. Mr. Doyle served as a director of Golden Star Resources Ltd. Until March 2021. He was Chief Executive Officer of Medoro Resources Limited until October 2009 and was Executive Vice President prior to that. Previously, Mr. Doyle was Chief Financial Officer of a number of companies including Pacific Stratus Energy Corp., Coalcorp Mining Inc., Bolivar Gold Corp. and HMZ Metals Inc., Lac Minerals and Falconbridge Limited. In addition, he was previously a gold market analyst at RBC Capital Markets and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Doyle holds CPA, CA and C.Dir designations and graduated with an HBA in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.

    • 1. Member of Audit Committee
    • 2. Member of Compensation, Corporate Governance, and Nominating Committee
  • Julie Galloway

    Director ( 2, 3 )

    Ms. Galloway is a lawyer with over 25 years of corporate legal experience in the mining industry. From 2010 to 2019, she was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Detour Gold Corporation. Prior to that, she served as Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at FNX Mining Company Inc. (2008 to 2010), Vice President, General Counsel for Dynatec Corporation (2005 to 2007) and in a number of legal positions, including Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, with Noranda Inc. Falconbridge Ltd. (1995 to 2005). Since leaving Detour Gold, Ms. Galloway has provided legal assistance to both Golden Star Resources Ltd. and Harte Gold Corp. Ms. Galloway started her career at the law firm Blake, Cassels and Graydon. She received a B.A. (Hons.) in economics and political science from the University of Waterloo and an LL.B. from the University of Toronto.

    • 2. Member of Compensation, Corporate Governance, and Nominating Committee
    • 3. Safety, Health, Environment, and Community Committee
  • Amy Freedman

    Director ( 1, 2 )

    Ms. Freedman is currently a Partner at Ewing Morris and Co., a boutique asset management firm based in Toronto. Previously, Ms. Freedman was a director of Park Lawn Corp and CEO of Kingsdale Advisors, a leading shareholder services and advisory firm specializing in strategic and defensive advisory, governance advisory, proxy and voting analytics and investor communication. Prior to Kingsdale Ms. Freedman spent 15 years in capital markets as an investment banker with global firms including Stifel and Morgan Stanley in both Toronto and New York. Ms. Freedman holds an MBA and JD from the University of Toronto.

    • 1. Member of Audit Committee
    • 2. Member of Compensation, Corporate Governance, and Nominating Committee
  • Terry Ackerman

    Director ( 3 )

    Mr. Ackerman was interim Chief Executive Officer of Stillwater Mining Company during 2013, having joined the company in 2000 as Director of Corporate Planning. During 1998 and 1999, Mr. Ackerman conducted feasibility studies, operational and mine planning reviews for various underground operations. Prior to this time, Mr. Ackerman was Vice President and General Manager of BHP Copper’s San Manuel Operation in Arizona. Mr. Ackerman held increasing roles of accountability for Magma Copper Company starting as an underground engineer in training in 1976. Mr. Ackerman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mine Engineering from the University of Idaho College of Mines.

    • 3. Safety, Health, Environment, and Community Committee

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