Stuart McDonald, CPA, CA

President & CEO / Taseko

McDonald is a senior corporate executive with over 25 years of experience in mining, corporate development, financial and management roles. He joined Taseko as Chief Financial Officer in 2013 and was appointed President & CEO in July 2021.

McDonald has been a key member of the team that acquired and developed the Florence Copper Project, which is now poised to become a major new supplier of low-carbon copper in Arizona.  He has also led Taseko through several significant financing transactions, including the company’s most recent US$400 million bond refinancing, and strategic partnership with Mitsui.

Prior to Taseko, McDonald was CFO of Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. and its predecessor Quadra Mining Ltd., a mid-tier copper producer with five operating mines in Canada, Arizona, Nevada, and Chile. He also held senior executive roles with Yukon Zinc Corp. and Cumberland Resources Ltd. prior to its acquisition by Agnico-Eagle Mines in 2007.

A graduate of the University of British Columbia, McDonald holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).