Matthew Wood was appointed as Senior VP, Projects of Western Potash Corp. in April 2017.
Mr. Wood is the former President of Vale Potash Canada Limited, and Senior Project Leader of Vale’s Kronau Project near Regina in Saskatchewan. He led the Geology and Drilling, Solution Mining, Land Environment and Community and Operational Readiness teams during the final Feasibility Study of the solution mining plant. He also led the design of the solution mining and wellfields both for Kronau Project, and Potasio Rio Colorado (PRC) in Argentina. Mr. Wood’s contacts, experience and knowledge of Saskatchewan will be of particular benefit to the Milestone Project.
Mr. Wood holds a Ph.D degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Queensland, Australia.