Lead Director, Chair of the Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committee Markham, Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Hodgson is the President of the Ontario Mining Association, President of Chris Hodgson Enterprises and a board member for Canadian Orebodies Inc. He previously served as Lead Director for The Brick Ltd. He entered provincial politics in 1994 as the MPP for Haliburton-Victoria-Brock and, following the 1995 general election, was appointed as Ontario’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Northern Development and Mines. During his time as Minister, Mr. Hodgson was recognized for creating new opportunities and growth within Ontario’s mining industry. Between 1995 and 2003, he also served as Deputy House Leader, Chairman of the Management Board of Cabinet, Commissioner of the Board of Internal Economy, and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Previously he enjoyed a career in municipal government and real-estate development and is an Honours Bachelor of Arts graduate from Trent University.