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 President 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 $3.5 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.


Nancy Curry

VP Corporate Development

Nancy Curry

As a senior corporate communications and development professional with over 25 years of experience she brings industry recognized best practices to shareholder and stakeholder communication to Kodiak, in addition to her strengths in corporate development, finance and strategic planning. Ms. Curry has focused her career in the resource sector with experience from grass roots exploration to development stage assets across multiple commodities (copper, gold, uranium and diamonds) and been nominated twice for Best Investor Relations by of a TSX Venture Exchange Company by IR Magazine. Ms. Curry believes in giving back to the community, she co-founded an annual Christmas Toy Drive supported by the mining industry and is currently a director of Global Change for Children.


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.


Harpreet Bajaj, MBA

Corporate Secretary

Harpreet Bajaj, MBA

Harpreet Bajaj has an MBA in Finance and over 13 years of professional experience in compliance and investment banking. Prior to joining Kodiak, Ms. Bajaj held a position with the TSX Venture Exchange and with MNC bank in its due diligence division. In addition, Ms. Bajaj works with a number of other private and public companies managing their corporate compliance needs.”


Subscribe to our Email List