The Young Mining Professionals (YMP) — a non-profit group with chapters in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Sudbury, Perth, Brisbane, Johannesburg and London — held its third annual YMP Awards gala in Toronto in early March, with Mining Professional of the Year awards for 2018 handed out to Andrée St-Germain, chief financial officer of Integra Resources, and José Vizquerra, executive vice-president of strategic development and a director of Osisko Mining.
The Northern Miner is co-presenter of the YMP Awards in association with the YMP.
Barrick Gold, Cassels Brock, KPMG and Rio Tinto were the gala sponsors.
Greg Smith (left), president of Equinox Gold and YMP Vancouver director; and Rohan Hazelton, chief financial officer at Ascendant Resources. They are co-founders of YMP Vancouver. Credit: YMP.
Pamela Hojilla, lawyer at Cassels Brock and YMP Toronto executive; and Michael Long, partner in KPMG’s mining tax practice and YMP Toronto director. Credit: YMP.
Alex Burelle, manager of investor relations and business development at Stornoway Diamond and managing partner of Vérendrye Capital; and Bianca Déprés, lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault and YMP Montreal co-president. Credit: YMP.
From left: John Cumming, editor-in-chief of The Northern Miner; Anthony Vaccaro, publisher of the Northern Miner Group; and Elena Mayer, senior manager, client relationship, mining at PwC Canada and president and CEO of Women Who Rock. The Northern Miner is co-presenter of the YMP Awards. Credit: YMP.
Anthony Moreau, business development and innovation manager at Iamgold, YMP Toronto director, and master of ceremonies for the YMP Awards evening in 2019. Credit: YMP.
John Burzynski (left), president and CEO of Osisko Mining, presents the YMP’s Peter Munk Award for 2018 to José Vizquerra, executive vice-president of strategic development and a director of Osisko Mining. Credit: YMP.
George Salamis, president and CEO of Integra Resources, presents the YMP’s Eira Thomas Award for 2018 to Andrée St-Germain, chief financial officer of Integra Resources. Credit: YMP.