Board of Directors

Flemming Knudsen

Flemming Knudsen

Chairman of the Board, Audit Committee

Mr. Knudsen is a highly respected businessman in Greenland where, from 2007 to 2011, he served as the CEO of Royal Greenland A/S, which is the biggest company in Greenland and one of Europe’s largest seafood companies. Prior to this, he was the CEO of Air Greenland for five years. His mining experience stems from 1974, when he served for nine years as Finance and Accounting Manager, then VP Finance of Cominco’s Black Angel lead/zinc/silver mine in Greenland.

John McConnell

John McConnell

Technical, Corporate Governance, Compensation & Audit Committees

Mr. McConnell is a graduate of Colorado School of Mines, with a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering. He has more than 33 years of mining experience, including exploration, engineering, environmental assessment and permitting, construction and operations. He has worked in a senior management capacity with the following public companies: Victoria Gold Corporation (currently the President and a Director), De Beers Canada Ltd., Strategic Resource Acquisition Corporation, Western Keltic Mines Inc. and Breakwater Resources Ltd.

Robert L. Shields

Robert L. Shields

Director

Bob Shields, through his family’s holding company, Coal Island Ltd., owns operations in commercial real-estate, forest products manufacturing, and until recently, marine transportation services.  He completed his bachelor of economics degree at the University of Victoria in 1985 and obtained his ocean going Masters Certificate in 1987.  Bob has a strong operational background with a track record of successful businesses. Prior to its sale to a US shipping interest in late 2017, ITB Marine Group Ltd., a company grown by Bob over the past 30 years, became Western Canada’s largest supplier of fuel transportation and subsea construction services.
Dr. John McDonald

Dr. John McDonald

Technical Committee

Mr. McDonald has over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry, most notably as the V.P. Exploration for Winspear Diamonds Inc., where he was responsible for the discovery and development of the Snap Lake diamond deposit, subsequently acquired by De Beers for $480 million in 2000. His career includes positions as the V.P. Exploration for Diamondex Resources Ltd.; Chief Geologist and Exploration Manager, Western Canada for Esso Minerals Canada; and a Professor at both the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon and at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Herb Wilson

Herb Wilson

Technical and Compensation Committee

Mr. Wilson has over 40 years of experience in the development and operation of construction materials and industrial minerals operations. Mr. Wilson joined Polaris Materials Corporation in 2001, was its president and CEO from 2009 to 2015 prior to which he was President of United States Lime & Minerals Inc., a NASDAQ-listed public company producing lime products and construction materials from limestone quarries located in the south-central states. From 1992 to 1998, he was a founding director and Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Stone Corporation, a Toronto-listed public company producing construction aggregates and lime products.

James Tuer

James Tuer

President and Director

Jamie has been the President and a director of Hudson Resources Inc., since its inception in March 2000. Previously, he worked for Toronto Dominion Securities Inc. in corporate finance from 1987 until 1993. For the past 25 years, he has been responsible for creating and managing a number of public companies. With Hudson, Jamie has successfully overseen its development from a grass roots exploration company to building Greenland’s next mine. Since inception, Hudson has raised over $60 million by way of private and public placements and $30 million in debt to sustain its development plans. Jamie graduated from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, with B.Sc. (Engineering) in 1984 and an MBA in 1987.