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Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse

President, CEO & Director

Rick is President and Chief Executive Officer of Trilogy Metals and has more than 40 years of experience in the natural resource sector, including his previous role as Founder, President, and CEO of NOVAGOLD and his former role as Vice President of Exploration for Placer Dome Inc. from 1990 to 1997. In addition to his international exploration perspective, Rick brings years of working experience in and knowledge of Alaska to the Company. Rick has managed projects from grassroots discovery through to advanced feasibility studies, production and closure. Rick holds a Candidature degree in Science from the Université de Louvain, Belgium, and a Masters of Science degree in Geology from the University of Arizona. He received the Thayer Lindsley award in 2009 for his role in the Donlin Gold discovery and the Colin Spence award for his role in the discovery of the South Reef of the Bornite deposit in Alaska.


Elaine M. Sanders

CFO & Corporate Secretary

Elaine is Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Trilogy Metals and has more than 20 years of experience in audit, finance, and accounting with public and private companies. She has been involved with numerous financings and acquisitions, and has listed companies on both the TSX and AMEX. Elaine is responsible for all aspects of financial services, financial reporting, and corporate governance. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and is a Chartered Accountant.


Robert Jacko


Bob is Senior Director, Operations of Trilogy Metals and has more than 35 years of experience in both underground and open pit operations within North America. Bob is a mining engineer with extensive experience in mine start-ups, project development, mature operations and closure. In the past eight years, Bob has focused on engineering oversight working on a variety of preliminary economic assessments, pre-feasibility studies and feasibilities studies for mining projects. Prior to that, Bob’s positions included but not limited to, Vice President and General Manager, Projects for Thompson Creek Metals Inc., General Manager at the Pogo Mine in Alaska, General Manager at Red Dog Operations, Mine Manager at the Polaris Mine and Mine Manager at the Sullivan Mine.


Patrick Donnelly


Pat Donnelly is Vice President, Corporate Communications & Development for Trilogy Metals and has a broad range of experience in mineral exploration, capital markets, corporate development and investor relations. He began his career as a project geologist 25 years ago exploring for precious and base metals and diamonds in western and northern Canada. Subsequently, Pat worked for a Canadian securities firm as a base metals mining analyst. Between 2012 and 2014 Mr. Donnelly was the Vice-President of Corporate Communications for Trilogy Metals. Most recently he was the President of First Mining Gold Corp. where he played a key role. Pat holds a B.Sc. in Geology (Honors) from the University of British Columbia and has an MBA from the University of Toronto.