Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Engquist brings nearly 30 years of leadership and extensive development experience overseeing the de-risking and advancement of numerous mining projects from early-stage exploration through start-up and operations. Most recently, he has led operations, technical studies, work programs, permitting, and stakeholder relations as COO of First Mining Gold. Some recent development projects of his include First Mining’s Springpole gold project, Tinka Resources’ Ayawilca zinc project, South32’s Hermosa zinc project, and Nevsun’s Timok copper project. He’s also led various other projects within Oxygen Capital’s managed group of companies where he was responsible for advancing a portfolio of assets through various stages of development through the start of production. He’s previously held key management roles on large capital projects and operations within AngloGold Ashanti and Rio Tinto. Mr. Engquist serves as a Director and Board Advisor on other public and private organizations. He holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from Michigan Technological University.