Laurel Sayer

Laurel Sayer

President, CEO & Director

Laurel Sayer, based in Boise, Idaho has served as President and CEO of Perpetua Resources, since 2016. Before her appointment as CEO, Ms. Sayer served on the Perpetua Resources Corp. Board for two years.  Prior to her appointment to the Perpetua Resources Board, she worked as the executive director of the Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts (ICLT), which is dedicated to supporting and advancing private land conservation in Idaho. Ms. Sayer also spent more than two decades working on policy matters with Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson and Idaho United States Senator Mike Crapo, with an emphasis on natural resource issues.


Chris Foster

CFO

Chris Foster was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Perpetua Resources effective March 16, 2021, on a contract basis. Mr. Foster is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and will be responsible for providing the Corporation with financial management services. Currently, Mr. Foster works as a consultant providing accounting and financial management services to companies primarily in the mining sector. Prior to that, Mr. Foster served as a Controller for the Ivanhoe group, specifically Global Mining Management Corporation and Peregrine Diamonds Ltd., which was acquired by De Beers Canada Inc. in August 2018. Prior to Peregrine, Mr. Foster spent two years at Canadian Forest Products Ltd. where he was responsible for providing accounting, financial and analytical support for logging operations. Before joining Canfor, Mr. Foster served as Controller for Roca Mines Inc. while the company developed and operated the award-winning Max Molybdenum mine which was the first new metal mine built in British Columbia in a decade.


Jess Largent

Jess Largent

VP Investor Relations & Finance

Before joining Perpetua Resources in 2021, Jessica worked for Newmont as their Vice President of Investor Relations. She has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Human Resource Management from the University of Colorado and over 15 years of mining industry experience in investor relations, planning, financial; reporting and accounting. At Newmont, Jessica set and executed the strategic direction of the Investor Relations function to help further differentiate the company and attract new investors while enhancing relationships with shareholders and industry analysts. At Perpetua, Jessica is responsible for the strategy and leadership of the company’s investors relations and finance efforts. Jessica joined Perpetua Resources because she values the commitment the Company has to developing this project responsibly. Mining is in Jessica’s blood and she is proud to carry on the family legacy by working in an industry she truly loves. In her free time, Jessica enjoys playing sand volleyball, going off-roading in her Can Am, going to concerts, and traveling.


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