Vancouver, British Columbia


In a career spanning more than 25 years Michael has worked as a founder, director and executive leading the development of mineral resource projects and companies throughout North America and internationally.

He is a specialist in the environmental, regulatory, social and financial aspects of the natural resources sector and has held senior executive and board positions with several Canadian mining companies and with the Government of Canada over this career. Michael is the Founding Partner of Falkirk Environmental, serves as Vice President, Sustainability and External Affairs with Talisker Resource Ltd. and is on the Board of Advisors of Resolve, a prominent US based non-governmental organization focused on sustainability.

He is also the recent former Chair of the Board of Ridley Terminals Inc., and was previously the Chair of the Board of Governors at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and the Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) and President and CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia.

M.Sc., QEP, Co-Chair and Founding Partner
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