Management team

Olivier Grondin, President and CEO


Olivier Grondin holds a B.Sc. degree in geology from the University of Montréal and a Masters in economic geology from McGill University. Senior geologist for Hecla Québec from 2010 to 2015,  he held similar positions as exploration geologist, head geologist, exploration manager and project manager for Corporation Minière Alexis – Lac Herbin Mine, Breakwater Resources / NVI Mining – Operations Myra Falls in British Columbia and Cambior. From March 2015, Mr Grondin was the assistant general manager for SOQUEM.

Mr Grondin is a member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec (OGQ) and Québec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ) and Society of Economic Geologists.

Stéphane Poitras, Assistant General Manager


Stéphane Poitras holds a B.Sc. degree in geology from Université Laval and more than twenty years experience in mining exploration. Geologist for SOQUEM, Minnova, Aur Resources and G.L. Geoservices from 1995 to 2006, he subsequently held positions as project geologist, senior geologist and exploration manager for Alexis Mining Corporation and Falco Resources. From January 2016, Mr Poitras was the senior project manager for SOQUEM.

Mr Poitras is a member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec.