Sean Samson is a mining executive with more than 20 years of management and financial experience. Sean currently runs Rogue Resources, a publicly traded, junior mining company based in Vancouver and Toronto,with projects in northern Ontario and Quebec. Previously he was Vice President & Head of Corporate Development at FNI Mining for four years, including a period of six months as interim COO, responsible for safety, mine development and operations at a 250-person deep underground mine near Sudbury, Ontario. In 2012, he won the Canadian Young Mining Leader award from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.
Prior to FNI, he was Vice President Commercial Development at Kinross Gold Corporation for five years where he had diverse, multi-functional responsibilities including: supply chain, energy, merger integration, enterprise risk and capital approvals, leading a team of more than 300 people across eight countries. Before Kinross he was a management consultant at Bain & Company and traded for investment banks in New York and Europe.
Sean received his A.B. from Harvard University, including a year at the London School of Economics, and an MBA from Cambridge (UK). He is a past PDAC board member and a Cleantech advisor at MaRS, a Toronto-based Innovation Centre.
Sean is a curious and strategic thinker, who appreciates a broad approach to thorny challenges. He likes to draw from his breadth of experience balanced with input from a wide array of voices and views.