David P.

Strategic Mining Executive


Strategic Mining Executive with over 30 years of executive management experience in the resource industry, including CEO and CFO of publicly listed companies. Experienced in M&A, divestitures and join...see more

  • Mining


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Independent Consultant

8 years
Current position
Aug 2014 - Present
Self-employed business consultant active in developing strategy, setting corporate goals, planning mining restarts, performing due diligence on acquisition targets, negotiating the purc...see more

President & Chief Executive Officer

Jaguar Mining Inc.
2 years
Aug 2012 - Mar 2014
Directed the financing, reorganization and restructuring of the business to provide a platform for future growth. Installed a credible and effective management team and together:  Imp...see more

Board Member

Foran Mining Corporation, Pancontinental Gold Corporation
10 years
Current position
Mar 2012 - Present

President and Chief Executive Officer

Breakwater Resources
2 years
Oct 2009 - Jul 2011
Through two years as President and CEO, rebuilt corporate reputation and operations and sold the company for 100+% gain. Provided effective leadership and vision for the Corporation and...see more

Chairman of the Board

Polar Star Mining
11 months
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
As Chairman of the Board, established proper governance after a proxy battle.

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Centerra Gold Inc.
4 years
Apr 2004 - May 2008
Served four years EVP and CFO, launched a new publicly listed gold company; established the strategic plan, and built head office management team and culture.

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Cameco Corporation
7 years
Jan 1997 - Apr 2004
Through seven years as Sr. VP, Finance & Administration and CFO, engineered the transition from government ownership to public ownership, increasing accountability and transparency.

VP and Treasurer

Denison Mines (USA) Corp.
13 years
Apr 1984 - Dec 1996
Developed new business, led financial management, and provided substantial restructuring to address financial distress.


CIBC Wood Gundy
4 years
May 1980 - Mar 1984
Four years capital markets experience in investment banking.

Computer Programmer & Analyst

Sphere Holdings
1 year
Dec 1977 - Dec 1978
Designed, built and marketed business administration software systems.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mining


  • Restructuring
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Strategy
  • Finance
  • IPO
  • Financial Reporting
  • Project Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Governance
  • Executive Management
  • Mineral Economics
  • Divestitures
  • Benefits Negotiation
  • Cash Flow
  • Mine Management
  • Strategy Development