OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

*Member of selection committee

OFFICERS

MR. BRYAN A. COATES*

Chairman, Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation

President, Normetal Consulting Inc.

Bryan A. Coates has been President of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd from June 2014 to December 2019. From 2007 to 2014, he was the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Osisko Mining Corporation. Mr. Coates was responsible for all activities related to financing, financial reporting, marketing relating to the gold industry, risk management and government relations. Mr. Coates has more than 40 years of progressive experience within the international and Canadian mining industry. Before joining Osisko, he was Chief Financial Officer of Iamgold (2006-2007), Cambior Inc. (2001-2006), and Cia Minera Antamina (1998-2001). Mr. Coates is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Falco Resources Ltd and Director of Technosub. Mr. Coates holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Laurentian University and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

MR. FREDERIC RUEL

Treasurer, Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation

Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd

 

Frédéric Ruel has over 18 years of experience in financial reporting and has been involved in the mining industry for over 13 years. Prior to joining Osisko Gold Royalties, he held the position of Director, Corporate Reporting for Canadian Malartic Partnership, Osisko Mining Corporation and Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines. Mr. Ruel began his career as an auditor in a premier Canadian accounting firm where he worked for 7 years. He is a member of the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec and holds a Master in Accounting from the Université de Sherbrooke. Mr. Ruel is also involved with other public companies in the mining industry.

MS. MARTINE HUOT

Secretary, CMIEF

DIRECTORS

MS. TERESA ACS*

Director, Professional Development and Process Excellence

The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company, Head Office

Teresa is responsible for the development and implementation of technical programs for Scotiatrust’s Trust Professions and is responsible for projects focused on improving the client experience. Teresa has worked in the Estate and Trust industry since 1980, holding various roles including management of various foundation and scholarship accounts. She is a member of the Scotiatrust Executive Office team and actively involved in causes in her community.

MR. BRYAN A. COATES*

President, Normetal Consulting Inc.

Bryan A. Coates has been President of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd from June 2014 to December 2019. From 2007 to 2014, he was the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Osisko Mining Corporation. Mr. Coates was responsible for all activities related to financing, financial reporting, marketing relating to the gold industry, risk management and government relations. Mr. Coates has more than 40 years of progressive experience within the international and Canadian mining industry. Before joining Osisko, he was Chief Financial Officer of Iamgold (2006-2007), Cambior Inc. (2001-2006), and Cia Minera Antamina (1998-2001). Mr. Coates is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Falco Resources Ltd and Director of Technosub. Mr. Coates holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Laurentian University and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

MR. GRAHAM FARQUHARSON*
President, Strathcona Mineral Services Limited

 

Graham Farquharson resides in Toronto and is the President of Strathcona Mineral Services Limited, a position he has held since 1974. He was a Director of Franco Nevada Corporation, High River Gold Mines Limited and the Physicians Services Incorporated Foundation. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, and the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. He has been a Past Director of several other mining companies including Cambior Inc. from 1993-2006 and Placer Dome Inc. from 1999-2006.

 

Mr. Farquharson commenced work in the mining industry in 1960 while attending university and subsequently gained varied operation experience in Canada and Africa, and consulting experience, prior to founding Strathcona in 1974 and embarking on the development of the first mine in the Canadian High Arctic at Nanisivik on Baffin Island. Mr. Farquharson holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Masters of Business Administration from Queen’s University.

 

MR. JACQUES PERRON*

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Pretium Resources Inc.

Jacques Perron’s career of more than 35 years in the global mining industry has included extensive technical and operational experience. Mr Perron joined Pretium Resources in April 2020 as President and CEO. Most recently, Mr. Perron was a Corporate Director for various mining companies. Prior to that, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. until it was acquired by Centerra Gold Inc in 2016. He joined Thompson Creek as Chief Executive Officer in 2013 and took on the additional role of President in 2014. Among his previous senior executive positions in mining, he was President and CEO of St. Andrew Goldfields (2007-2013), Senior Vice President of Iamgold (2006-2007) and Senior Vice President Canada of Cambior Inc. (2004-2006). Mr. Perron has been a director of the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation since 2007. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.

MS. JENNIFER PETERSON*
Sr. Specialist, Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition, Cameco Corporation

Jennifer Peterson joined Cameco in 2003 in the finance department and then moved into human resources in 2005. She has 16 years of experience in the mining industry. Ms. Peterson is responsible for all engineering, projects and technical recruitment, immigration, relocation, education assistance and scholarship programs. She received a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 2002.

MS. CLAUDIA D'ORAZIO

Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Centerra Gold Inc.

Claudia D’Orazio has over 25 years of experience as a Senior Executive and has an extensive background in human resources, risk management, internal audit, information technology, supply chain management, integrations, treasury and finance. Ms. D’Orazio joined Centerra Gold Inc. in February 2020 as Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining Centerra, she held several executive roles at Pembina Pipeline Corporation from 2006 to 2020 including, Corporate Controller, Vice President & Treasurer, Vice President Risk and Compliance and most recently, was Vice President Human Resources. She was a champion of change management, transformational leadership development, diversity and inclusion, health and wellness and led multiple management and employee initiatives. From 1994 to 2006, Ms. D’Orazio worked with the Royal Bank of Canada and held several progressive senior roles in Calgary, Toronto and Montreal. Ms. D’Orazio obtained her CPA designation while working at KPMG from 1991 to 1994. Ms. D’Orazio holds a Bachelor of Commerce, specializing in Accounting & Management Information Systems from McGill University (1991) and has her CPA designation.

MR. DEAN C. WINSOR*
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Teck Resources Limited

 

Dean Winsor was appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer in November 2018. He joined Teck in 1999 and previously held the position of Vice President, Human Resources. Mr. Winsor has 30 years of operations and corporate experience in the mining industry in the areas of human resources and procurement. He holds an MBA from Simon Fraser University and a Supply Chain Management Professional Designation from the Supply Chain Management Association. Mr. Winsor currently sits on the boards of Pacific Coast University, the National Institute of Disability Management & Research, the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation and is Chair of the Board of the Mining Industry Human Resource Council.

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