Corporate Director Yu Yamato, against a dark background.

Yu Yamato

President and Director, Sumitomo Metal Mining Canada, Ltd.

Yu Yamato was elected to the Board of Teck in April 2024. Yu Yamato is a graduate of the Geological Institute of the University of Tokyo, with a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science. He has held various positions with Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. since 1999, and is currently the President and a Director of Sumitomo Metal Mining Canada, Ltd. Mr. Yamato is currently a director of Kenorland Minerals Ltd. and a member of the Society of Resource Geology, Japan.