Board of Directors

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Management Team

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

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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).

Nicholas J. Nikolakakis , MBA , Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Nikolakakis has over 20 years of corporate finance, accounting and senior management experience within the mining sector. He was the former Chief Financial Officer of Rainy River Resources (“Rainy River”), where he was responsible for the corporation’s strategic plan, as well as its financial and reporting activities. As an integral part of Rainy River, Mr. Nikolakakis successfully raised more than $150 million. Prior to Rainy River, Nick was the Vice President of Corporate Finance at Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick"), where he led a US$1.0 billion project financing deal for Barrick’s Pueblo Viejo project in the Dominican Republic and successfully negotiated a US$1.5 billion corporate revolving credit facility. Other previously held positions by Mr. Nikolakakis include, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Placer Dome Canada, and Treasurer at North American Palladium Ltd. Mr. Nikolakakis holds an Applied Science degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey School of Business.

Michael Willett , P.Eng , Director, Projects

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Mr. Willett is a Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of management, operating, technical, aboriginal and government relations experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining Rubicon, Mr. Willett has held senior management roles with March Consulting Associates Inc. (2013-2016) including Vice President of Mining and Business Development, where he was involved in various projects, studies and reviews relative to gold, base metals, potash and uranium mines and projects. Previously, Mr. Willett was the CEO of Tamerlane Ventures Inc. (2010-2013) where he led the advancement of the Pine Point Project in the Northwest Territories. Between 1989 and 2010, Mr. Willett spent several years in various senior mining and engineering roles for Hudbay including General Manager of its Snow Lake Operations and Chief Mine Engineer of the Ruttan Mine. Prior to this, Michael worked for Aurora Quarrying Ltd. and Dynatec Mining Ltd. completing various exploration, pre-production, production and expansion projects across Canada including in the Red Lake and Timmins (Ontario) and Val d'Or (Quebec) mining camps. Mr. Willett graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, with a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering and a Masters Certificate in Project Management at the Schulich School of Business in Toronto.

Allan Candelario, CFA , Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Development

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Mr. Candelario joined Rubicon Minerals in January 2013 as the Director of Investor Relations. Prior to joining Rubicon, Allan led Alamos Gold Inc.’s top-ranked investor relations program. Alamos Gold was recognized by IR Magazine as a Canada Top 50 investor relations program and is shortlisted at the IR Magazine Canada Awards for Grand Prix Best Investor Relations – Midcap, Best Investor Relations - Materials, and Best Crisis Management during Mr. Candelario’s leadership. Allan brings several years of investor relations and capital markets experience. He previously worked in equity research at TD Securities and at a non-bank Canadian investment dealer. Mr Candelario received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Rob Kallio , JD, CPA, CA , Director, Legal and Corporate Secretary

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Mr. Kallio is a lawyer and Chartered Professional Accountant. Rob joined Rubicon in June 2014 as Legal Counsel. Prior to joining Rubicon, he practiced corporate law at Goodmans LLP with a focus on M&A, securities and corporate finance, specializing in servicing mining clients. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Rob was a senior associate in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s assurance and transaction advisory services groups, obtaining his CPA, CA designation. Rob holds a Juris Doctor degree from Western University and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University.

Dom Kizek , CPA, CA , Corporate Controller

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Mr. Kizek joined Rubicon in March 2015 as the Assistant Controller. He has over 10 years of public accounting, corporate finance, and financial reporting experience, primarily in the mining industry. Prior to joining Rubicon, he most recently held increasingly senior financial roles with Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. in Toronto. Prior to Agnico Eagle, Dom worked in the audit practice of KPMG LLP in Toronto and Johannesburg, South Africa. Dom received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University and holds the Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant designation.