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Karla Mills

Senior Vice President, Projects

Karla Mills, P. Eng. was appointed Senior Vice President of Teck in September 2023 and has overall responsibility for Teck’s projects portfolio.  Ms. Mills joined Teck in 2013 as Program Manager, Water Treatment Projects. She was appointed Program Director, Water Treatment Projects, in 2017 and then Vice President, Project Development, in 2018, following nearly a year as Acting Vice President, Project Development.

Ms. Mills brings to the role more than 25 years of project development experience, including 16 years with Wardrop Engineering and then Tetra Tech Mining and Minerals, where she held numerous progressively more senior roles in project, portfolio and corporate leadership.

Ms. Mills graduated with a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of Manitoba and has a Masters Certificate in Project Management from York University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia. Ms. Mills is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM) Capital Projects Steering Committee and a former Chair of Mining for Miracles (2019-2022).