Position: President and CEO
Mr. Bonifacio has over 26 years in senior executive positions in the mining industry. Mr. Bonifacio is the founder, President & CEO of Nevada Copper Corp. and has a successful track record of raising equity and project capital for development projects of merit. Mr. Bonifacio is a professional accountant with extensive experience and knowledge in areas of corporate finance, securities matters, project finance and mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Bonifacio has held senior executive roles with Getty Resources Limited, TOTAL S.A. and Vengold Inc.
Position: Executive Vice President and CFO
Mr. McKnight is a Professional Engineer and MBA with over 30 years of experience in the resource business with a wealth of knowledge in project finance, mergers and acquisitions, feasibility studies and valuations. Mr. McKnight is a geological engineer with broad experience in the mining industry having held senior roles with Brascan Resources, Wright Engineers, Getty Resources, TOTAL S.A., Endeavour Financial, Pincock Allen & Holt Ltd., AMEC, Yukon Zinc and most recently Selwyn Resources. Mr. McKnight is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University with degrees in Geological Engineering and Business Administration.
Position: Vice President, Senior Project Manager
Mr. French is a geologist with over 25 years of exploration experience in the western US and Canada . He has worked in various capacities for Homestake Mining Co., Atlas Precious Metals, and Cornerstone Industrial Minerals as well as consulting for numerous junior mining companies. Mr. French has a Nevada gold discovery to his credit and extensive project development experience including two projects taken through feasibility and production.
|Timothy M. Dyhr|
Position: Vice President, Environment & External Relations
Mr. Dyhr has 35 years of experience in mining. He has led multidisciplinary teams to successfully permit copper and gold mines in Nevada since 1983, and worked on projects in Arizona, California, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Australia, Africa, Turkey, China and Papua New Guinea. His experience includes environmental, regulatory, land and legal affairs; and government, media, NGO and public relations. He has worked as a mine site environmental manager, environmental consultant, natural resources manager, and group environmental manager for BHP Copper.
Position: General Manager, Project Construction
Mr. Dake has over 30 years of experience in the mining and construction industries. He has worked in diverse capacities in mining and mineral processing in Indonesia, Chile, Russia and Brazil as well as Montana, Arizona, Alaska and Nevada. He is a mechanical engineer with a successful record of project leadership from concept to completion.
Position: Corporate Controller
Gus McDonald is a chartered accountant with over ten years of accounting, administration, and systems experience. His work experience includes international accounting experience in the USA and England. During the last seven years he has focused on the mining industry. Prior to joining the Nevada Copper team he worked in a financial reporting role at the KGHM Canadian subsidiary (formerly Quadra FNX Mining Ltd.).
Position: Corporate Secretary
Ms. Tanaka has over 15 years of experience in the management and administration of public companies in the resource sector, including extensive experience in public company governance and regulation. Ms. Tanaka has served as Corporate Secretary to Nevada Copper since 2005. Prior to her role as a Corporate Secretary Ms. Tanaka was a paralegal for a US law firm specializing in corporate and securities law. Ms. Tanaka holds a Bachelor degree from the University of British Columbia.