BEng (Hons I), MSc
Independent Non-Executive Director since 21 March 2017
Peter Tomsett’s international career has spanned a wide range of technical, operational and senior management roles in the mining industry. He spent 20 years with global gold and copper company Placer Dome Inc. in a number of senior roles, culminating in serving as President and Chief Executive Officer until its acquisition in 2006.
Mr Tomsett has been a Director of the Minerals Council of Australia, the World Gold Council and the International Council for Mining and Metals. He has considerable international board level experience in the resources sector. Mr Tomsett served as Non-Executive Chairman of TSX and ASX listed Equinox Minerals until its acquisition in 2011. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of TSX and NASDAQ listed, Silver Standard Resources Inc, and is also a Non-Executive Director of LSE listed Acacia Mining plc.