Alex Christopher is the 38th President of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
Mr. Christopher, a professional geologist, has almost 40 years of experience in the mineral exploration and the mining industry. He is a member of the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia and possesses an Honours B.Sc. in Geology from McMaster University and an Environmental Biology Technology diploma from Canadore College.
He was appointed Senior Vice President Exploration, Projects & Technical Services for Teck Resources Limited, a major Canadian diversified mining company, in July 2016. He has been with Teck since the mid 1980’s holding a number of management, commercial and technical positions in the company in both Teck’s Exploration and Corporate Development Groups prior to his current position.
He spent much of his time over a 20 year period focusing on the junior mining sector, partnerships and property transactions, and for the past five years has focussed the majority of his time overseeing project studies and construction activities. Prior to moving into a more business oriented role at Teck, he spent over a decade in the field on early to advanced stage exploration projects.