FIRST QUANTUM - Key Persons


Alison Beckett

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
Independent Director Ms Beckett has a career spanning both industry and consulting, having worked at Conoco (now ConocoPhillips) between 1991 and 2001 in roles across finance, commercial, gas regulations and strategy. From 2001 until 2020 she was an advisor providing leadership advisory services at Egon Zehnder. Currently she is Group Talent Director at Ardagh Group.

Andrew Adams

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Human Resources Committee
  • Independent Director / Chair of the Human Resources Committee
Mr Adams obtained his degree in Social Science from Southampton University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom in 1981. He worked for the Anglo American group of companies for 12 years up to 1999, his final position being Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AngloGold North America based in Denver, Colorado. Mr Adams worked for Aber Diamond Corporation as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2003. Recent board roles include independent non-executive Director of Torex Gold Resources and Chairman of the Board of TMAC Resources Inc.

Bonita To

Job Titles:
  • Director Investor Relations

Dr. Joanne Warner

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
Dr Warner has considerable global asset management experience in the metals, mining and energy sectors, having served as Head of Global Resources for Colonial First State Global Asset Management from 2010 - 2017 (previously the Senior Portfolio Manager from 2003 - 2007). She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Geo40 Limited, a pioneering company focused on the extraction of silica and other minerals from geothermal fluids and Deterra Royalties Limited, a mining royalty company listed on the ASX. Dr Warner earned a Bachelor of Applied Science (Applied Chemistry) from the University of Technology, Sydney and holds a D.Phil. in Solid State Chemistry from the University of Oxford, England.

Kathleen Hogenson

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director / Chair of EHS & CSR Committee
Ms. Hogenson has extensive operational, leadership and executive experience in the oil and gas sector worldwide having served as an executive at Santos Limited and Unocal Corporation. Currently, she is the Chief Executive Officer of Zone Oil & Gas, a company she founded in 2008. Ms. Hogenson is also an independent director at Verisk Analytics, a New Jersey based publicly traded data analytics and risk assessment firm. She previously served on the board of Parallel Petroleum LLC, Cimarex Energy Co. and in an advisory role at Samsung Oil & Gas, LLC and Samsung C&T from 2008 to 2015. She also serves on the Advisory Board of The Women's Global Leadership Conference and was a speaker at the Harvard Business School Women's Conference. Ms. Hogenson earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University.

Kevin McArthur

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
Mr McArthur has over 40 years of experience focused on mining operations, corporate development and executive management. He currently serves as a Director of Royal Gold, Inc. and Novagold Resources Inc. Mr McArthur recently served as a non-executive Chair of Boart Longyear Limited from 2019 to 2021, Chief Executive Officer of Tahoe Resources Inc. from 2009 to 2015 and as Executive Chair from 2015 to 2019. Prior experience includes CEO of Goldcorp Inc. from 2006 to 2008 and CEO of Glamis Gold Ltd. from 1999 to 2006. His earlier career focused on mine operations and project development with Glamis Gold, BP Minerals and Homestake Mining Company. Mr McArthur obtained a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada in 1979.

Peter St. George

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
Mr St. George worked in the investment banking industry for over 30 years holding senior positions in the United Kingdom and Australia including acting as Chief Executive/Co-Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Smith Barney Australia and its predecessor, Natwest Markets Australia to 2001. He subsequently served on a number of other public and private company boards most recently as a non-executive Director of Dexus Property Group, an ASX-listed Australian property group specializing in office, industrial and retail properties. Mr St. George qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town.

Philip K.R. Pascall - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman
Mr Pascall graduated from Sussex University in England with an honours degree in Control Engineering, and later completed an MBA at the University of Cape Town. He worked in general management positions in South Africa from 1973; and in the mining industry there from 1977 with RTZ, and E.L. Bateman, and from 1981, in Australia. He was the Project Manager of the Argyle Diamond Project and then Executive Chairman and part-owner of Nedpac Engineering between 1982 and 1990. During this time, Mr Pascall was involved in a wide variety of mineral projects in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Chile, the United States, and Zimbabwe. After selling his share of Nedpac in 1990, Mr Pascall was a consultant in the mining industry, including a period with Rio Tinto's Hamersley Iron, and with various projects in Zimbabwe and Zambia. He is a co-founder of the company, serving as Chief Executive Officer from 1996-2022, and has been Chairman since 1996.

Robert Harding

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Nominating & Governance Committee
  • Lead Independent Director / Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee
Mr Harding is a well-known and respected executive in the Canadian business community. He graduated with a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 1980 and received his Chartered Accountant designation the following year. Mr Harding began his career at a major accounting firm before joining Hees International (now Brookfield) where he served in progressively senior roles including Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and ultimately, Chief Executive Officer in 1992. He retired from the Board of Brookfield Asset Management, where he was Chairman from 1997-2010, in 2019.

Simon Scott

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Independent Director / Chair of the Audit Committee
Mr Scott has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry. Between 2010 and 2016, he was Chief Financial Officer of Lonmin plc, a London Stock Exchange listed platinum mining company and was acting CEO between 2012 and 2013. Prior to that, Mr Scott was Chief Financial Officer of Aveng Limited a Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed construction company providing products and services to the mining industry globally. Mr Scott also held a variety of senior management positions in Anglo American Platinum Limited including as acting CFO. His early career was spent in various financial positions, including as CFO Southern Africa for JP Morgan Chase. Mr Scott is a Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in both accounting and commerce from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc., a global gold mining company and Sylvania Platinum Limited, a PGMs producing company listed on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market.

Tristan Pascall - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
Tristan Pascall joined First Quantum in 2007. During his time at the Company, he has worked in a variety of site-based roles from pre-development of projects through construction to operational responsibilities. In 2015, he was appointed General Manager of Cobre Panama with responsibility for the operations through the ramp up and commercial production phase. Prior to that, Tristan was part of the group that developed, constructed and operated the Sentinel project in Zambia and also worked on projects at Kansanshi mine and in DRC. Since 2020, Tristan has held executive leadership roles in the Company based in the UK. Before joining First Quantum, Tristan spent eight years in corporate finance and investment banking with a focus on the resources industry. Tristan graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce and completed an MBA at INSEAD in France.