Lola Prela assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer at Dumas in September 2023. As CFO, she bears the overarching responsibility for managing the entirety of the company’s financial operations, encompassing reporting, strategic planning, treasury management, accounting, and auditing. In addition to these core financial functions, Lola also provides leadership oversight for Information Technology, Human Resources, and Legal department. Her strategic acumen is poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s future direction.
Mrs. Prela’s extensive career trajectory boasts a series of senior positions within renowned global mining enterprises, as well as a footprint in the realm of renewable energy. Her professional journey is marked by a commitment to transformative leadership, the formulation of robust corporate strategies, external and management reporting expertise, adept financial planning and analysis and a profound grasp of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) further enhancing her proficiency in the financial domain.
With over two decades of hands-on experience, Lola has honed her financial prowess through tenures at organizations such as Falconbridge, Xstrata, Baffinland Iron Mines, DeBeers, and IAMGOLD, ultimately culminating in her current role with Dumas.
Mrs. Prela holds the prestigious designation of Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, underscoring her comprehensive understanding of financial principles. Her educational foundation includes a Bachelor of Administration (BA) degree from Toronto Metropolitan University, with a primary focus on Accounting complemented by a minor in Finance.