Nevada, northwestern Turkey, and Labrador
Gold exploration & development - advancing big deposits with production potential.
Dr. Mark O'Dea, Ph.D., P.Geo.
President and CEO, Director
Dr. O’Dea has been recognized by the Financial Post and Globe & Mail for raising over $320 million in equity financings and building an outstanding exploration team that has developed a sizable portfolio of advanced-stage gold and copper-gold assets, as well as one of the world’s largest primary deposits of uranium. Under Dr. O’Dea’s leadership, Fronteer has become ranked among the Top 50 Strongest publicly traded companies in B.C. for its significant capital, liquidity and asset values. Previous to Fronteer, Dr. O’Dea worked with SRK Consulting and founded Riftore Consulting, providing structural advice on mineral exploration for client companies around the world. Dr. O’Dea is also President and CEO of Aurora Energy Resources and has served as a member of the Board of Frontera Copper Corporation. Dr. O’Dea graduated from Carleton University in 1989 with a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Geology. He then completed his Ph.D. in Structural Geology at Monash University in 1995 and subsequently held a one-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.
Sean Tetzlaff, CA, B.Comm.
CFO and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Tetzlaff has been the CFO and Corporate Secretary of Fronteer since January of 2005. He holds a B.Comm from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Accountant. From 1995 to 1997, he was employed by Diamond Fields Resources Inc. From 1997 to 1999 he was the CFO of Valerie Gold Resources Inc. and Emgold Mining Corporation. From 1999 to 2004 he specialized in Canadian Corporate Tax, primarily advising High Technology clients at KPMG LLP Chartered Accountants.
Ian Cunningham-Dunlop, P.Eng.
Mr. Cunningham-Dunlop joined the company in October 2004, and brings over 20 years of experience in mineral exploration to the Fronteer team. He has primarily worked for senior mining companies such as Barrick Gold Corporation, Homestake Canada Inc, Santa Fe Canadian Mining Ltd., and Goldfields Canadian Mining Ltd. Recently, Mr. Cunningham-Dunlop spent 6 years with Barrick Gold Corporation and Homestake Canada Inc. managing surface exploration at the Eskay Creek Mine in British Columbia. His efforts assisted in both enhancing the size of the local resource, and the understanding of the Eskay Creek Deposit. He also spent two seasons working at the Veladero Gold Project in northern Argentina, focusing on the generation of regional drill targets along the Argentina-Chile border. This work led to the discovery of the Guanaco Zonzo and Bruha Buena gold zones.
Jim Lincoln, M.Sc.
Mr. Lincoln has 30 years of experience in the mineral resource and mining business, including extensive experience in project development, feasibility studies and exploration. He is familiar with all aspects of feasibility from resource definition through mining, processing, environmental assessment, permitting and financing. He has been a team member or project manager on 12 feasibility and prefeasibility studies in nine countries including both underground and surface mining projects. Mr. Lincoln has worked in technical and managerial positions for Boliden Canada Limited, Cominco, Pegasus Gold Corporation, Dayton Mining Corporation, Mt. Isa Mines, and Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. before joining Fronteer Development Group and Aurora Energy Resources. He has also been involved in major mining and development projects worldwide including Red Dog, Alaska; Magmont West zinc/lead Mine, Missouri; Diamond Hill Gold Mine, Montana; Andacollo Gold Mine, Chile; Sarsfield Gold Mine, Queensland, Pueblo Viejo Gold Mine, Dominican Republic, and the CSH 217 Gold Project in Inner Mongolia, China. Mr. Lincoln holds a B.Sc. degree in geology from Eastern Michigan University and an M.Sc. degree in mineralogy/materials from the Ohio State University
Chris Lee, M.Sc., P.Geo.
Mr. Lee specializes in project evaluations, structural analysis, grade control and resource estimation, and has applied these skills across a broad spectrum of deposit types around the world. Previously a Principal Consultant with SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc., Mr. Lee has worked on more than 60 mining projects, from grassroots exploration to full feasibility and producing operations.