President and CEO
Dr. Wodzicki has a doctorate in Geosciences from the University of Arizona and over 30 years of experience in international mineral exploration and corporate management. He has led successful exploration teams throughout the world, and has managed large scale projects from the generative stage through to engineering studies. Teams led by Dr. Wodzicki are responsible for several significant discoveries including Los Helados, Josemaria, Filo del Sol, and El Limon-Guajes. Dr. Wodzicki has worked for the Lundin Group since 2007 and was previously CEO of Josemaria Resources, Filo Corp. and Sanu Resources, and served as a director of several public companies. He was responsible for the spinout of NGEx Minerals in the summer of 2019, and of Filo Corp. in the summer of 2016, both from Josemaria Resources Inc. (formerly NGEx Resources Inc.). Dr. Wodzicki is a director of Filo Corp. on the TSX.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Yip received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPA, CA). After three years at Ernst & Young LLP (Vancouver), Mr. Yip served as the Corporate Controller of Rusoro Mining Ltd., a junior gold producer with operations in Venezuela, and for RB Energy Inc., a TSX-listed iodine producer with assets in Chile and Canada.
Vice President Exploration
Mr. Carmichael joined NGEx from the UK office of Lundin Mining Corporation, where he was General Manager, Resource Exploration with oversight of all near-mine and resource definition exploration activities. Prior to joining Lundin Mining, Mr. Carmichael acted as Vice President, Exploration for EuroZinc Mining Corporation and held executive positions and directorships for several other Canadian exploration companies operating internationally. He has also been a director and first Vice President of the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) and sat on the technical committee for Geoscience BC.
Mr. Carmichael is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of British Columbia, holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of British Columbia and has 23 years of experience in public company management and international mineral exploration. Mr. Carmichael also serves as VP Exploration for Filo Corp.
Vice President Corporate Development & IR
Mr. Bonney was previously Vice President, Corporate Development for Maverix Metals Inc., a precious metals royalty company that was acquired by Triple Flag Precious Metals Corp. in 2023. Prior to Maverix, Mr. Bonney was a member of the investment banking group with Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets for 10 years, specializing in the metals and mining sector. While in investment banking, Mr. Bonney assisted clients in assessing and executing on various strategic initiatives including mergers and acquisitions, asset divestitures, strategic investments, as well as equity and debt financing. Mr. Bonney holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Finance from the University of British Columbia.
South America General Manager
Mr. Rode serves as the General Manager, South America for NGEx Minerals. Mr. Rode is a Geologist focused on South American Andean projects, and has been working in the Vicuña District for over twenty years. He was an integral part of the Josemaria, Los Helados and Filo del Sol discoveries. Mr. Rode has previously held different positions within the Lundin Group including Regional Manager, Exploration Manager, Operation Manager and Executive Director.
Judy A. McCall
Ms. McCall is a Corporate and Securities Paralegal Specialist and brings over 13 years experience in the private and public natural resource sector. In her role as Corporate Secretary, Ms. McCall has been responsible for supporting the board of directors and executive management in legal and regulatory compliance, corporate governance, board and committee matters, continuous disclosure requirements, corporate and securities transactions, initial public listings, cross-border trading and records management. Ms. McCall has been an active member of the Governance Professionals of Canada since 2015 and concurrently acts as Corporate Secretary for Filo Corp.