Board of Directors
Claude Dufresne, P. Eng.
Claude Dufresne, P. Eng., has 30 years experience in the mining industry. He has been President, CEO and director of Niobay Metals Inc. since June 2014. Mr. Dufresne served as Director at IAMGOLD and he worked during 10 years as a metallurgist and mill superintendent for Cambior in Quebec and in Guyana. He was also responsible for the sale and marketing of ferro-niobium produced by the Niobec mine in Quebec from over 10 years. In 2007, Mr, Dufresne founded Camet Metallurgy Inc., a company specialized in the sale and marketing of various metals. He participated in economic studies on a number of rare earths, niobium, manganese and bauxite projects and acted as a supplier of various raw material for the steel industry. Prior to that, Mr. Dufresne graduated from Laval University in 1991 with a degree in mining engineering with a specialty in mineral processing and he is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec.