Management

Christopher Taylor, M.Sc. P. Geo

Chairman

Christopher Taylor, M.Sc. P. Geo

Mining entrepreneur and founder of Kodiak Copper. Structural and economic geologist with more than 20 years of industry and research experience with both mid-tier producer and junior exploration companies. Founder and CEO & President of TSX-V listed Great Bear Resources, which made a recent district-scale gold discovery in Canada. Led the spin-out of Solstice Gold Inc and is a current Director.


Claudia Tornquist, M.Eng, MBA

President and CEO, Director

Claudia Tornquist, M.Eng, MBA

Formerly General Manager at Rio Tinto working with Rio Tinto’s copper and diamond operations. Also held the position of Executive Vice Presiden Business Development for the streaming company Sandstorm Gold. Director of Silver One Resources and former director of Kennady Diamonds, leading the $176m sale of the company to Mountain Province as chair of the special committee of the board.


Tony Ricci, CPA, CA

CFO and Director

Tony Ricci, CPA, CA

Tony Ricci is a CPA, CA with over 25 years of practice experience, mainly with public companies listed on Canadian and U.S. stock exchanges.  Mr. Ricci is a director of Great Bear Resources Ltd. (TSXV:GBR), was formerly a director and CFO of Keegan Resources Inc. (TSX: KGN, NYSE: KGN), a director and CFO of Norsemont Mining Inc. (TSX:NOM), and CFO of both Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX:PTQ) and Petaquilla Copper Ltd., companies with a combined market capitalization approaching $2.5 billion.


Jeff Ward, P.Geo

Vice President Exploration

Jeff Ward, P.Geo

Managing and directing exploration for Kodiak for the past two years, Mr. Ward has been active in base metal, precious metal, uranium and diamond projects across Canada for over 35 years. As a geologist, he held senior positions in companies involved in grass-roots exploration to advanced evaluation, resource definition and feasibility assessment. Mr. Ward’s most recent positions were President of Kivalliq Energy Corp., Regional Project Manager/General Manager-Laboratory Services for Ashton Mining of Canada Inc./ Stornoway Diamond Corp., and Board member on the NWT-Nunavut Chamber of Mines.  As Kodiak’s designated Qualified Person, Mr. Ward has been a registered Professional Geoscientist in Canadian jurisdictions for over 20 years.


Andrew Berry

Vice President Operations

Andrew Berry

Co-manages exploration and operations activities for Kodiak.  Has more than 35 years of both surface and underground experience with gold, copper, uranium and diamond deposits in North America, South America and Africa.  With a foundation in Canadian precious metal and base metal deposits in Ontario, BC and the Yukon, Mr. Berry most recently spent almost 10 years with Kivalliq Energy Corporation as Chief Operating Officer and more than 15 years as Project Manager with Ashton Mining of Canada Inc. and Stornoway Diamond Corp.


Emily McNie B.Sc

Project Geologist

Emily McNie B.Sc

Project Geologist for Kodiak Copper Corporation with 10 years of diversified exploration experience in precious metals, base metals, uranium and diamonds in British Columbia, Nunavut and Saskatchewan. Background includes project management and supervision, technical and regulatory reporting, permitting, environmental compliance and community relations.


Knox Henderson

Investor Relations

Knox Henderson

Focused on marketing, investor communications and raising capital for TSX Venture exchange-listed resource and technology companies over the past 15 years. Co-led with CEOs financings of more than $100 million on the TSX-V. Former securities trader on Canadian equities markets with Canadian Securities Course designation, and graduate of Journalism from VCC-Langara.

 


Jeffrey Dare, BA

Corporate Secretary

Jeffrey Dare, BA

More than 11 years of professional experience managing external reporting and corporate compliance for TSX Venture Exchange, CSE listed issuers and private companies. Executes activities in legal, compliance, transfer agency, audit, banking and insurance. Serves as the Corporate Secretary for a number listed companies and is a Director of Western Pacific Resources.


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