Mr. MacNeill is the Founder, President and CEO of 49 North Resources Inc., a Canadian resource investment company headquartered in the Province of Saskatchewan. (TSX-Venture symbol FNR). As the first entity of its kind in the Province’s history, 49 North is a pioneer in what is rapidly becoming one of the world’s most renowned resource jurisdictions.
A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (Economics/Geology) Mr. MacNeill is also a Certified General Accountant (CGA) and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. MacNeill’s extensive knowledge of Canadian capital markets has been gained through experience as a Management Accountant within the mining industry, Investment Advisor with a major Canadian brokerage firm and Chief Financial Officer of a Canadian Trust corporation.
As a third generation resource developer with over 25 years of direct experience in resource investment and corporate finance, Mr. MacNeill has extensive connections both in Canada and internationally. Tom is a well-respected member of the resource industry and part of a worldwide network of exploration professionals and resource developers which enables him to source and structure projects.
Within Saskatchewan, the MacNeill family can be credited with founding the longest running gold mine in the Province’s history operated by Claude Resources, as well as developing the world’s largest diamond exploration joint venture between Shore Gold and Newmont Mining.
Mr. MacNeill’s focus on Canadian junior resource opportunities and more specifically Saskatchewan’s resource potential provides investors with the seasoned leadership necessary to create value. His expertise in capitalization and management can be seen across the economic resource spectrum through involvement with companies such as Athabasca Potash (potash development), Goldsource Mines and Westcore Energy (coal exploration), Prairie Hunter (Oil & Gas) and many other early stage projects.
As a strong supporter of the Canadian Mining Community and with his passionate focus on Saskatchewan’s resource potential, Mr. MacNeill is a frequent speaker at business, investment and mining conferences.