Lee Hodgkinson, CPA, CA

Lee has served over 30 audit clients in the mining industry, giving him experience in precious and base metals. He has presented technical papers at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual conference in Toronto on topics including the emergence of the alternative investment market as a mining finance market and triple bottom line reporting in the mining industry.

Lee also represented KPMG on a Financial Accounting Standards Board working group that is discussing accounting issues specifically related to the mining industry, including classification of mineral reserves, impairment testing and deferred stripping. He also has direct industry experience working as the corporate controller for Anvil Range Mining in 1995 and a secondment as mine site controller to Copper Range for Inmet Mining Corporation in 1996. His work with the KPMG Mining Practice has taken him to over 30 mining and metals sites on six continents.

Select audit clients include Boliden, Centerra Gold, FNX Mining, IAMGold, Goldcorp, Kinross Gold, Inmet Mining, Lundin Mining, Harry Winston, Cameco and Thompson Creek.

Select non-audit Clients include BHP Billiton, Barrick Gold, Freeport McMoRan Gold Fields, Lonmin, Yamana Gold, Lonmin, Sherritt, Xstrata and Vale.

Qualifications: Chartered Professional Account, Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA); member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.