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James Gowans


Jim is currently interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Trilogy Metals. He was previously the president, CEO and a director of Arizona Mining Inc. from January 2016 until it was purchased by South32 Limited in August 2018.He was senior advisor to the chair of the board of Barrick Gold Corporation from August to December 2015, co-president from July 2014 to August 2015 and executive vice-president and COO from January to July 2014. He served as managing director of the Debswana Diamond Company in Botswana from 2011 to 2014.He has extensive experience as a senior executive in the mining industry, including holding executive positions at DeBeers SA, DeBeers Canada Inc. and PT Inco in Indonesia, and with Placer Dome Ltd. Mr. Gowans is the past chair of the Mining Association of Canada. Mr. Gowans also has experience in Alaska, having worked for Cominco Limited where he oversaw the completion of a feasibility study and the subsequent design and construction of the Red Dog Mine. Mr. Gowans then operated the Red Dog Mine for three years following its commissioning. He holds a bachelor of applied science degree in mineral engineering from the University of British Columbia and attended the Banff School of Advanced Management. He has extensive mining knowledge and perspective on the importance of corporate social responsibility and brings human resources experience as a former vice-president, human resources at Placer Dome.


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.