• October 15, 2018

Navigating Global Waters – International Resources Panel

Published on October 15th, 2018

After living through the economic storm of the past decade, even volatile seas ahead seem relatively calm.

The mining sector has gained its sea legs. We have weathered the worst and now there’s a stiff breeze at our backs propelling us forward.

Yes, there are still waves ahead – looming trade wars and super powers flexing their muscles – but they seem small in comparison to the turmoil of the past years.

On the horizon there’s a lot of hope: battery minerals, gold, and bulk commodities continue to look robust. There’s more upside than down on a rising tide.

Baker Tilly International invites you to our Navigating Global Waters Panel Discussion to consider which way the wind is blowing and where the sector should seek solid ground.

Toronto is a hub for resources and finance, so how is it perceived globally and what is it doing to maintain its position?

Join us to hear our expert panel as we consider:

• Perspectives on global financing of resource projects and the risks to be alert to
• Commodity outlooks
• Where are the opportunities on a rising tide
• How the Baker Tilly International Global Natural Resources Group can assist in identifying and exploiting those opportunities.

Confirmed International Speakers:

Sander Grieve, Bennett Jones
Sander practises in public market, finance and mergers and acquisitions. Sander is an active contributor in national, provincial and local politics, providing policy and communications advice to political leaders.

llan Bahar, BMO Capital Markets
As the Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Metals & Mining for BMO Capital Markets, llan has a wealth of experience and knowledge in international resources. llan’s expertise includes valuations, finance, mergers & acquisitions, corporate development and financial analysis.

Bryan Hughes, Baker Tilly International
Bryan specialises in corporate advisory and special situations. Bryan is also the Chair of the Baker Tilly International Natural Resources Group. His experience, as well as his roles as a director of both ASX listed and private companies, provides a comprehensive and complimentary skillset and knowledge base.

Stuart Brown, Mountain Province Diamonds
Stuart is the President and CEO of Mountain Province Diamonds and has over 25 years of experience in the diamond industry, including roles as CFO and CEO of De Beers. Stuart has also been the CEO of publicly-listed Firestone Diamonds Plc, a diamond producer in Lesotho.

Felix Lee, CSA Global
Felix is a Director and Principal Consultant of CSA Global Canada and also the First Vice President of the Prospector and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), two roles which have provided him with a broad understanding and perspective of the risks and opportunities confronting the Canadian mineral exploration and mining sectors, now and into the future.

The panel will be held at the Toronto Stock Exchange, Level 6, 100 Adelaide Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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