Vicky comes from a mining family- her father, sister, brother-in-law, and her husband are all miners. She attended the University of Western Ontario, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Geoscience and a Master of Science Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering. From 2010 to 2021, Peacey was the Senior Manager Permitting and Approvals at Resolution Copper. She managed all federal, state and local agency approvals, agreements and permits and makes sure that the company is sensitive to the environment and cultural heritage. She has been with Rio Tinto since 2002.
Damian is a Mechanical Engineer and mining professional with more than 20 years of experience in open cut and underground mining operations. He has held operational, corporate and project delivery roles. His expertise includes reliability engineering and maintenance management, turnaround management, procurement, business improvement, study and construction management. He has worked on several large mine development projects for Rio Tinto, including as Construction Manager for the Kestrel Mine Extension in Central Queensland, Australia and as Study Lead for the No. 9 Shaft feasibility study for Resolution Copper.
Sterling oversees Resolution Copper’s financial planning, reporting, accounting, treasury and other commercial aspects of the business. He has been with Resolution Copper since 2006 and has over three decades of finance experience, including 16 years in the oil & gas industry with ConocoPhillips where he led financial reporting activities for the company’s Risk Management and Remediation team. Sterling is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Arizona State University.
Dave has held a variety of corporate, non-profit, and local government roles. Prior to his second stint at Rio Tinto, he served as CEO of United Food Bank and as a City Councilman in Mesa, Arizona. Working in Communities and Social Performance for the Resolution Copper Mining project, he looks after the project’s interactions with local communities, native tribes, local officials, and non-profit organizations. Committed to sharing project benefits with these communities, Dave leads a team of professionals working to deliver on company commitments.
Willard Antone III
Willard Antone III is a member of the Gila River Indian Community and Senior Manager Permitting, Approvals and Cultural Heritage for the Resolution Copper Project. Before he came to Resolution Copper he was the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality for the Gila River Indian Community with management responsibility for a broad range of programs including air quality, pesticides, waste, water quality and wildlife. He holds a bachelor degree in Public Policy and Public Service from Arizona State University.
Rob leads the Underground Operations & Maintenance Team, which is responsible for maintaining and operating the underground critical assets. Before joining Resolution Copper, Rob worked for Cementation on shaft sinking projects in Timmins Ontario Canada, Sudbury Ontario Canada, and 10 Shaft at Resolution Copper as an Electrical Superintendent. He has a Business Administration and Marketing Diploma from Canadore College, and an Electrical Engineering Technologist Diploma from Cambrian College. Rob has been with Resolution Copper since 2017.
Ryan is the Manager of Surface Operations & Maintenance at Resolution Copper, which consists of electrical and mechanical maintenance, water treatment plant operations, site construction and reclamation, maintenance planning, reliability and engineering. He has a mechanical engineering degree from Lakehead University and an MBA through the University of Athabasca.
Brad leads the Resolution Copper Health, Safety, Environment & Security team supporting the plan to permit and build a safe and environmentally sensitive mine. Before joining Resolution Copper, Brad led HSE teams at other Rio Tinto operations and projects in the US, Peru & Australia and has been with Rio Tinto since 2001.
Tyson manages Resolution Copper’s internal and external communications. Before he came to Resolution Copper, Tyson was the Vice President of External Affairs for the United Food Bank in the metro Phoenix Area. He has been with Resolution Copper since 2022 and has over 10 years of experience working in Communications and Public Relations. Tyson has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Arizona State University and is an Arizona native.