Shannon has over 20 years of mining and exploration industry experience that includes a variety of progressive leadership roles.

She brings her expertise as former Managing Director of her own consultancy company, Director of Global Exploration for Barrick Gold and key roles in the De Beers Group of companies. Shannon’s global corporate and field experience have led to a deep appreciation and enthusiasm for the mining and exploration industry. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Geology (HBSc) from Western University and is a registered Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.).

Whether she’s hitting a ski slope or a good, sunny beach, fondly reminiscing about her work in the High Arctic or about the time she saw 47 black bears – in one day! –  while working up north, Shannon’s love of adventure is truly next level.