Franco-Nevada

Board of Directors

David Harquail , Chair

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David Harquail is Chair of the Board. Prior to his appointment as Chair in May 2020, Mr. Harquail served as the Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer for more than 13 years since its initial public offering in 2007. He serves as a director of the Bank of Montreal and is a director and former Chair (2017-2020) of the World Gold Council. He has also held senior executive roles and served as a director of numerous public mining companies and has been actively involved in industry organizations. Mr. Harquail holds a B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of Toronto, an MBA from McGill University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario. He is also a major benefactor of the School of Earth Sciences and its Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) at Laurentian University in Sudbury as well as the Centre for Neuromodulation at Sunnybrook Health Sciences in Toronto.

Paul Brink , President & CEO

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Paul Brink is President & CEO and a director of Franco-Nevada. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Brink served as President & Chief Operating Officer of Franco-Nevada from May 2018 to May 2020. He has been with Franco-Nevada since its IPO in 2007 and successfully led its business development activities as SVP, Business Development from 2008 until his promotion to President & Chief Operating Officer in 2018. 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.

Tom Albanese

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Tom Albanese is a director of Franco-Nevada. He served as CEO of Vedanta Resources plc (2014 to 2017), CEO of Vedanta Limited (2014 to 2017) and was CEO of Rio Tinto plc (2007 to 2013). Mr. Albanese is the lead independent director of Nevada Copper Corp. and previously served on the boards of Vedanta Resources plc, Vedanta Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Ivanhoe Mines Limited, Palabora Mining Company and Turquoise Hill Resources Limited. Mr. Albanese holds a Master’s of Science degree in Mining Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mineral Economics both from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Derek Evans

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Derek Evans is President & CEO of MEG Energy Corp. and is a director of Franco-Nevada. He served as President and CEO and a director of Pengrowth Energy Corporation from 2009 until March 15, 2018. Mr. Evans has over 39 years of experience in a variety of operational and senior executive positions in the oil and gas business in Western Canada. Mr. Evans is also active in not-for-profit organizations and is a board member of MaRS (an innovation hub). Mr. Evans holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Alberta. Mr. Evans is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Dr. Catharine Farrow

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Catharine Farrow is a director of Franco-Nevada. She is a Registered Professional Geoscientist (PGO) with more than 25 years of mining industry experience. She also serves as a Director of Centamin plc and of Eldorado Gold Corporation and is active in the mining industry in both private companies and academia. From 2012 to 2017 she was Founding CEO, Director and Co-Founder of TMAC Resources Inc. Dr. Farrow has served on the Board of a number of not-for-profit and government Advisory Boards. She has been honoured as one of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (2015 and 2018) and is a past recipient of the William Harvey Gross Medal of the Geological Association of Canada (2000) and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Acadia Alumni Association (2020). Dr. Farrow obtained her BSc (Hons) from Mount Allison University, her MSc from Acadia University and her PhD from Carleton University. She also holds the ICD.D designation.

Louis Gignac

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Louis Gignac is Chair of G Mining Ventures Corp. (a public mining exploration and development company) and of G Mining Services Inc. (a private consultancy) and is a director of Franco-Nevada. Mr. Gignac previously served as President, CEO and a director of Cambior Inc., from 1986 to 2006 and previously held management positions with Falconbridge Copper Company and Exxon Minerals Company and has served as a director of several public companies. Mr. Gignac is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec. Mr. Gignac holds a Doctorate of Engineering in Mining Engineering from the University of Missouri Rolla, a Master’s degree in Mineral Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Laval University. He also holds the ICD.D designation. Mr. Gignac was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in 2016.

Maureen Jensen

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Maureen Jensen is a director of Franco-Nevada. She served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Securities Commission (the “OSC”) from 2016 until April 2020 and was previously the Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer of the OSC from 2011 to 2016. Before joining the OSC, Ms. Jensen was Senior Vice-President, Surveillance and Compliance at the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. Ms. Jensen has held senior regulatory and business positions at the Toronto Stock Exchange and had a 20-year career in the mining industry. Ms. Jensen is also active in not-for-profit organizations including the Toronto Centre for Global Leadership in Financial Supervision, as Chair of the Prosperity Project, a Public Governor of FINRA in the United States and formerly with the Royal Ontario Museum. Ms. Jensen is a Registered Professional Geoscientist (PGO), holds the ICD.D designation and has a BSc. and Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa).

Jennifer Maki

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Jennifer Maki is a director of Franco-Nevada. She is also a director of Baytex Energy Corp. and Pan American Silver Corp. She previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Vale Canada and Executive Director of Vale Base Metals (2014 to 2017) and previously held several other positions with Vale Base Metals, including Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice-President and Vice-President & Treasurer. She has also served on the boards of not-for-profit organizations. Ms. Maki has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and a postgraduate diploma from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, both in Ontario, Canada. She also holds the ICD.D designation.

Randall Oliphant

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Randall Oliphant is a director of Franco-Nevada. He has worked in natural resources in many capacities for over 30 years. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Oliphant was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation and since that time he has served on the boards of numerous public companies and not-for-profit organizations. He served as Executive Chairman of New Gold from 2009 to 2017. Mr. Oliphant presently serves on the advisory board of Metalmark Capital LLC, a leading private equity firm. Mr. Oliphant also served as Chairman of the World Gold Council from 2013 to 2017. Mr. Oliphant is a CPA, CA and was granted the designation of FCPA in 2016 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to his profession.

Elliott Pew

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Elliott Pew is a director of Franco-Nevada. He has over 39 years of diverse experience in the oil and gas industry and currently serves as a director of Enerplus Corporation. Previously, Mr. Pew served as Board Chair and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Enerplus Corporation, as a director of Southwestern Energy Company, and as co-founder, executive and member of the board of managers of Common Resources I, II and III (private E&P). Prior to that, Mr. Pew held senior executive positions with Newfield Exploration Company in Houston and was Senior Vice President, Exploration of American Exploration Company. He holds an M.A. in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin and an A.B. in Geology from Franklin and Marshall College and is a member of the ICD and NACD.

Honourary Directors

Pierre Lassonde – Chair Emeritus


Graham Farquharson – Honourary Director