Jacques Bonneau has graduated as a geological engineer from Laval University, and holds an MSc degree from the same institution. He has more than thirty five years of experience in the mining industry and has been an employee of Soquem, Falconbridge Copper Corporation, Groupe Vior-Mazarin and more recently as president and Chief Executive Officer of Minéraux Sequoia inc.
During those years he was actively involved in the acquisition, discovery or reactivation of many projects and mineral deposits as well as the development of industrial minerals businesses. From 1994 to 2003, he was president of Mazarin Inc. and in 2004, he was President of Minéraux Sequoia inc. which employed more than 300 people until it was amalgamated with Cambior inc. on July 1st, 2004. Since 2004, he is consultant for differents majors and juniors exploration companies and special advisors for differents Flow-Through share Funds.