VP of Operations
James Jordan, (VP of Operations): graduated from Queen’s University in 1983 with a degree in Mining Engineering (Mineral Processing) and has 35 years of experience that covers a full range of mineral extraction processes, including iron ore, industrial minerals, precious and base metals and electrolytic zinc refining. Prior to joining Zen, he has held senior management roles with Polyus Gold and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. James’ experience includes senior management, strategic planning, and operations management. Before moving into operations, James spent 20 years in consulting engineering in a variety of roles. In 2006, Hatch Ltd. appointed him Director Mineral Processing to build the mineral processing group in Mississauga. Previously, he was a project manager and metallurgical engineer for SNC Lavalin Inc. His experience spans all stages of project development: feasibility studies, detailed engineering, construction, and commissioning.