Dunnedin Ventures Inc.
Claudia was formerly General Manager at Rio Tinto working extensively with Rio Tinto’s diamond operations in Canada and Australia. She also held the position of EVP Business Development for 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.
Chris is a structural and economic geologist and mining entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience with both producers and exploration companies. He is the founder of Dunnedin Ventures Inc. and Great Bear Resources Ltd. He operates an independent geological consulting practice, evaluating exploration and mining properties for acquisition purposes. Chris was formerly a geologist with Imperial Metals Inc.
As the discoverer of Canada’s first diamond mine at Ekati, NWT, Dr. Fipke’s vision and scientific insight was instrumental in the emergence of the Canadian diamond industry. He is a world-renowned expert on diamond exploration and indicator mineral geochemistry.
Jeff has more than 30 years of exploration experience across Canada’s north, most recently as President of Kivalliq Energy Corp (ValOre Metals Corp.). As Regional Project Manager for Ashton Mining of Canada Inc. directed diamond exploration in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Alberta. Jeff is the former General Manager-Laboratory Services for Ashton and Stornoway Diamond Corp, and supervised operations at a 50-person North Vancouver head office and laboratory facility specializing in diamond evaluation.
Andrew manages exploration activities for Dunnedin and was most recently the COO of Kivalliq Energy Corp. (ValOre Metals Corp.). He has 35 years of both surface and underground experience with precious metal, base metal and diamond deposits in South America, Africa and Canada. As Project Manager with Ashton Mining of Canada Inc. and Stornoway Diamond Corp., he specialized in operational logistics while exploring for diamonds in Canadian arctic environments for over 15 years.