President and CEO
Paul Brink is President & CEO and a director of Franco-Nevada. He has been with Franco-Nevada since its IPO in 2007. He served as President & Chief Operating Officer from May 2019 to May 2020 and prior to that, successfully led Franco-Nevada’s business development activities as SVP Business Development. He previously had roles in corporate development at Newmont, investment banking at BMO Nesbitt Burns and project financing at UBS. Mr. Brink holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand and a Master’s degree in Management Studies from Oxford University.
Sprott Capital Partners
Daniella has over 20 years of experience in building, operating and streamlining businesses in mining and financial services. Previously, she served as CEO and CFO of Orvana Minerals (a multi-mine gold/copper producer) and as Executive Vice Chair of Baffinland Iron through its acquisition for $600M. She has also served as COO of Dundee Securities, SVP Strategic Initiatives with Raymond James and corporate counsel with a Canadian law firm. Ms. Dimitrov is currently also a director of Nexa Resources, International Petroleum and Chemtrade Logistics, has served as a director of a number of other mining companies and has chaired or been a member of various committees of such boards including sustainability and capital projects. She was previously chosen as one of the top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining, is a Canada Board Diversity Council – Diversity 50 Candidate and is National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship Certified.
Cameco Corporation | OceanaGold Corporation | Women in Mining
Catherine Gignac is an independent corporate director with more than thirty years of experience in capital markets and the mining industry, as a mining equity research analyst and geologist. Catherine has the ICD.D designation and serves as a director of Cameco Corporation and OceanaGold Corporation, both publicly-traded companies. She is the Chair and director of Women in Mining Canada, a not-for-profit organization. Ms. Gignac holds a B.Sc. Geology degree and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.
President and CEO
Alamos Gold Inc.
John McCluskey has been president and CEO of Alamos Gold since 2003 when he co-founded the company with Mining Hall of Famer Chester Millar. John is also a director of the World Gold Council. The mining executive received the 2018 Murray Pezim Award for Perseverance and Success in Financing Mineral Exploration from the British Columbia Association for Mineral Exploration. The award recognized John’s role in the acquisition, financing and encouragement of successive discoveries at Alamos Gold’s Mulatos mine in Sonora, Mexico and his other accomplishments as CEO. In 2012 Ernst & Young named John its Entrepreneur of the Year based on an assessment by a panel of judges of his financial performance, vision, leadership, innovation, personal integrity and influence, social responsibility, and entrepreneurial spirit.
Elephant Capital Inc.
Margot Naudie, CFA is president of Elephant Capital Inc. She is a co-founder and Lead Independent Director at Abaxx Technology Inc. Margot also serves on the boards of Osino Resources Inc, BTU Metals Corp and Polaris Infrastructure. Margot has over 20 years of experience managing natural resource and mining portfolios at leading buy-side firms. She has been cited as a Brendan Wood TopGun Platinum Portfolio Manager.
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