Jacques Perron, has worked in the mining industry for more than 35 years and has extensive technical and operations experience. Mr. Perron was appointed as a director of Victoria Gold Corp, in June 2018. He is the Chair of the Technical committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves on the boards of Centerra Gold Inc. , Aquila Resources Inc. and TMAC Resources Inc.
Most recently Mr. Perron was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. Prior to joining Thompson Creek in 2013, Mr. Perron was President and Chief Executive Officer of St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. since 2007.
Previous senior management positions included Senior Vice President of IAMGOLD Corporation from 2006 to 2007 and Vice President, Canada of Cambior Inc. from 2004 to 2006. From 1984 to 2004, Mr. Perron held a variety of increasingly senior management positions with Cameco Inc., Placer Dome Canada Limited, Breakwater Resources Ltd., Cambior Inc., JS Redpath Ltd. and Noranda Inc. Mr. Perron has also been a director of the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation since 2007.
Mr. Perron has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.