|Jim L. Thistle, B.A. (Hons.), M.Phil., LL.B., Q.C.|
Position: Corporate Secretary
Jim Thistle was appointed Corporate Secretary in January 2006, having worked with Freeport on the Hutton project since 2000. He has a broad background in resource development, governmental and aboriginal negotiation, as well as environmental law. Mr. Thistle was called to the Bar in Newfoundland in 1979, was General Counsel for the Hibernia offshore oil project, and has worked on several other major resource projects. He has significant litigation and regulatory experience and served as Deputy Minister of Justice for NL. Thistle lives in St. John's, NL, and is involved with several community groups and legal organizations in NL and Canada.
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