David Harquail

David Harquail, Chair

David Harquail is Chair of the Board. Mr. Harquail was the founding CEO of the Corporation. Prior to his appointment as Chair in May 2020, Mr. Harquail served as the Corporation’s CEO 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 past 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. In 2021, Mr. Harquail was the recipient of the Association of Mineral Exploration’s Murray Pezim Award for significant contributions to the mineral exploration and mining community by a financier.