• 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 30 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 formerly held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Lonmin Plc, the world’s number three platinum and platinum group metals producer. Prior to that, Mr. Mills served as President of BHP Billiton’s copper group. Mr. Mills currently holds directorships with Rambler Metals and Mining, a copper-gold producer, as well as Helio Resource Corp. and West African Minerals, exploration companies focused on gold and iron ore projects in Africa. Mr. Mills is a member of the advisory board to the Stanford University School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.

    • 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. Abraham Jonker has more than 20 years of extensive management, accounting and corporate finance experience across 5 continents, mostly in the mining industry. Mr. Jonker currently serves as the Lead Independent Director of the Board of Directors of Mandalay Resources Corp (MND: TSX). Mr. Jonker is also a member of the Board of Directors of Golden Reign Resources. Previously he was the Chief Financial Officer of Western Coal Corp at the time of its take-over by Walter Energy for $3.3 billion. He 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.

    • 1. Member of Audit Committee
  • Rob Doyle

    Director ( 1, 2 )

    Mr. Doyle has over 30 years of experience in all facets of international resource exploration, development and production. Mr. Doyle is a director of Golden Star Resources Ltd. and Detour Gold Corp. 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. In addition, he has held a number of financial and executive positions with Falconbridge. 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
  • Peter R. Jones, P. Eng

    Director ( 2, 3 )

    Mr. Jones is a mining executive and Professional Engineer with 40 years of experience in senior operational and project positions at coal, gold, base metal and potash mines. In December 2013, Mr. Jones was appointed as the Executive Vice President of Century Iron Mines Corporation. He is also a Chairman of Augyva Mining Resources and director of Victory Nickel Inc. Previously, he was CEO of Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Limited (HBMS) for Anglo American, President and CEO of HudBay Minerals and Chairman and CEO of Adanac Molybdenum. Mr. Jones is an advocate of corporate governance and graduated from the Camborne School of Mines, UK and the Banff School of Advanced Management.

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

    Director ( 1, 2 )

    Amy Freedman is CEO at Kingsdale Advisors and is a capital markets professional with over 15 years of experience in investment banking, corporate governance, marketing and communications, and transaction management. Ms. Freedman obtained her JD/MBA 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