Rodney Cooper has been involved in the mining industry for over 30 years, with broad experience in technical services, operations, project management, investment evaluation and finance. He is a mining engineer, having obtained the P.Eng. designation, and a past director of the Mining Association of Canada and the Alberta Chamber of Resources. Currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited, he previously served as Vice President and Senior Analyst at Dundee Securities, Chief Operating Officer at Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation and Vice President Technical Services at Kinross Gold Corporation. His experience in gold mining extends over twenty years, including extensive work in the western United States, including Nevada. Mr. Cooper’s underground design, development and operations experience is directly applicable to the Company’s projects. He graduated with Honours in Applied Science, Mining Engineering, from Queens University, in Kingston, Ontario and earned his MBA from the University of Toronto.