VP Projects, Noront Resources Ltd.
Mark Baker has over 35 years of experience running projects and programs, mostly in the mining sector. For the last 10 years he has been with Noront, leading projects and technology reviews associated with Ontario’s Ring of Fire. This work has included significant engagement with local remote First Nation communities – the closest demographic to the RoF and future employees, partners and suppliers. Mark sits on the Board of Directors of the charity DAREarts which sends professional artists into the remote communities to mentor and inspire youth to be confident leaders and prepare them for their future roles in this region.
Mark also sits on the Energy, Innovation and Clean Technologies Committee of the Ontario Mining Association and contributes to the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) in the areas of Battery Electric Vehicles and Electric Mines. Mark has 2 degrees in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University.
Hundreds of small to medium-sized businesses across Canada and Northern Ontario provide a range of goods and services to resource operations, including construction, catering, environmental services, security and manufactured equipment. Resource industries are major employers of Indigenous people in Canada and provide critical training opportunities for Indigenous youth. Indigenous communities are increasingly operating and investing […]