Ron Thiessen is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Northern Dynasty Minerals. He leads the Northern Dynasty's corporate development and financing activities, enabling the company to advance to be one of the world’s largest mineral resources company. His work has been recognized by several different awards. Thiessen has been focused on the management and financing of public and private companies since the 1980s. Thiessen also serves as the President and CEO of Hunter Dickinson Inc., where he built an impressive portfolio of advanced mineral exploration, development, and mining projects.