Tom Paddon is the Chairman of Baffinland Iron Mines, Ltd. The company recently developed Canada’s most northerly iron ore mine, the Mary River Project, located in the Qikiqtaaluk region of Nunavut. Mr. Paddon’s experience in developing and operating projects in Canada’s north has involved successfully reconciling the rights of indigenous peoples, demanding environmental performance standards and the developer’s commercial interests. He is the founding Chairman of the Arctic Economic Council.