40 Under Forty Awards


Christopher Pawlowicz (32)

Christopher Pawlowicz (32)

I was born and raised in Sudbury Ontario, attended Lockerby Composite high school followed by Laurentian University where I graduated in 2010 with a degree in Mining Engineering. I have a beautiful wife Rebecca and a 16 month old daughter named June. Professionally, I briefly worked for Technica Mining followed by Glencore and have held several positions of increasing responsibility at both Nickel Rim South Mine and Fraser mine where I am currently specializing in underground mine systems. I also have a passion for fishing, hunting, and the outdoors.

Q: What is the number one thing you are working toward
A: I would like to become Chief Mine Engineer at one of the Glencore sites.

Q: What would be the theme song of your life
A: hunting, fishing, loving every day

Q: What is the most rewarding part of your job
A: I enjoy the challenge of trying to come up with practical and safe solutions to problems associated with an older underground mine

Q: Share something about yourself that others would be surprised about
A: Starting with the foundation, I recently refurbished a boathouse on the French river that was built by my grandfather 50 years ago.

Q: What makes you proud to be a Sudburian
A: As a Sudbury sunriser Rotarian, I believe in “service above self” and am always impressed by the support of sudburians in our community work. I am proud to live in a community where people genuinely care about the wellbeing of others.