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Board of Directors

Julian Kemp, BBA, CPA, CA, C.Dir., Chair

Mr. Kemp joined the Rubicon Board in June 2010. Mr. Kemp has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry, mostly serving in senior financial and administrative management roles. His experience has been focused on restructuring and transforming exploration and development companies into producers. Mr. Kemp has guided various junior mining companies with precious metals, base metals and coal operations in North America and internationally as well as mining engineering and contracting companies. Formerly, he was the Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Fortune Minerals Limited, a position he held from 2004 to 2013. Mr. Kemp has also previously served as a Director for a number of public companies such as Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Claim Post Resources Inc. (TSX-V:CPS) and Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Goldgroup Mining Inc. (formerly Sierra Minerals Inc.) (TSX:GGA). Mr. Kemp is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. In addition, Mr. Kemp obtained the Chartered Director (C.Dir.) designation from The Directors College (a joint venture of McMaster University and The Conference Board of Canada) in 2012.

George Ogilvie, P.Eng., President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director

Mr. Ogilvie is a Professional Engineer, with more than 27 years of management, operating, and technical experience in the mining industry. Previously, George was the CEO of Kirkland Lake Gold Inc., where he and his team improved operations at the Macassa Mine and elevated the company’s profile with the acquisition of St. Andrew Goldfields. Prior to this, Mr. Ogilvie was the CEO of Rambler Metals and Mining PLC, where he and his team guided the evolution of the company from grassroots exploration to a profitable junior producer. Mr. Ogilvie began his mining career in 1989 with AngloGold in South Africa working in the ultra-deep, high-grade, gold mines in the Witwatersand Basin. In 1997, he was the Mine Superintendent at the Ruttan Mine in Northern Manitoba for HudBay Minerals Inc. (formerly Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd.). In 2004, George joined Dynatec Corporation as their Area Manager for the Sudbury Basin and later worked at the McCreedy West Mine as Mine Manager. In 2007, George joined Rambler as Chief Operating Officer, later becoming President and CEO. Mr. Ogilvie received his B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mining and Petroleum Engineering from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland and holds his Mine Managers Certificate (South Africa).

Peter R. Jones, P.Eng., Independent Director

Mr. Jones is a Professional Engineer and a seasoned mining executive with more than 40 years of management, operating, and technical experience in the mining industry. Peter was instrumental in the development and transformation of Hudbay Minerals Inc. ("Hudbay") and its predecessor, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company, Ltd. ("HBMS"). As the Chief Executive Officer of Hudbay, Peter orchestrated the company's initial public offering and acquisition of HBMS from Anglo American in 2004. He oversaw Hudbay's emergence until 2008, and its turnaround when he rejoined in 2009. Previously, Mr. Jones was the CEO of HBMS (2002-2004), following years of progressive, senior management roles with the company. Prior to this, he spent several years in various mining, maintenance, and engineering roles at Cominco Ltd., before becoming the Director of Mining of its CESL division (1989-1995). Mr. Jones was also the Chairman and CEO of Adanac Molybdenum Corp. (2008-2009), the Chairman of Medusa Mining Ltd., (2010-2011) and Augyva Mining Resources Inc. (2011-2016). Currently, Mr. Jones serves on the boards of Mandalay Resources Ltd. and Victory Nickel Inc. Previously, he was the Chairman of the Mining Association of Canada and President of the Mining Association of Manitoba. Mr. Jones graduated from the Camborne School of Mines in the United Kingdom in 1969.

Dr. David Palmer, Ph.D., P.Geo., Independent Director

Dr. Palmer is a Professional Geologist with more than 25 years of management, technical, and exploration experience. David is currently the President and CEO of Probe Metals Inc. Previously, Dr. Palmer was the President and CEO of Probe Mines Ltd. (2003-2015) where he led his team to two successful major mineral discoveries, including the multi-million ounce Borden Gold deposit, and the sale of the company to Goldcorp Inc. in 2015. As recognition of his team's accomplishments at Probe Mines, David was the recipient of numerous awards including the PDAC's Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year (2015) and Northern Miner's Mining Person of the Year (2014). Dr. Palmer has over 15 years of experience with exploration properties in Ontario, including the Red Lake area. Dr. Palmer received his B.Sc. in Geology at St. Francis Xavier University, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University.

Daniel Burns, J.D., MBA, CPA, CMA, ICD.D, A.C.C, Independent Director

Daniel Burns, J.D., MBA, CPA, CMA, ICD.D, A.C.C., is a lawyer, accountant and entrepreneur. He is currently the President and CEO for NDC Solutions Inc., a software applications company developing mobile and web corporate booking programs for major airlines. Mr. Burns is an experienced director in the fields of financial services, investment management and insurance. He is currently the Chair of the World Council of Credit Unions (based out of Washington, DC), director of the Cooperators Insurance Group and member of the Desjardins Group Advisory Committee. Mr. Burns was formerly the Chair of Credit Union Central of Canada and Chair of Central 1 Credit Union (which manages the assets and liquidity of the British Columbia and Ontario credit union systems.), director of Addenda Capital Inc., Coast Capital Savings and the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Mr. Burns has also served on the audit committees of a number of issuers, including acting as chair of the audit committees of the World Council of Credit Unions and Central 1 Credit Union. Mr. Burns completed the International Company Directors Course (Australian Institute of Company Directors) and holds the ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors) and A.C.C. (The Directors College) designations. He teaches the advanced governance program for the Canadian Board Diversity Council. Mr. Burns graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts, Economics in 1984, from the University of British Columbia with a Juris Doctor, J.D., 1988. He graduated the Omnium Global MBA program, receiving an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a global executive MBA from St. Gallen University, Switzerland. He was admitted to the Certified Management Accountants Society of Ontario (CMA) in 2009 and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) in 2014.


Date of issue: January 2017