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Our Board of Directors oversees Eldorado’s senior management team, which is responsible for the daily operations of the business.

The Board works with senior management to develop strategic plans, establish long-term goals and monitor progress in achieving Eldorado’s corporate strategy. Eldorado’s Board provides senior management with independent, objective advice.

Board Of Directors
From L-R: Steven Reid, Teresa Conway, Michael Price, Pamela Gibson, George Burns, George Albino (Chair), John Webster, Geoffrey Handley

Board Biographies

Dr. George Albino was appointed as Chair of the Board on January 1, 2018, after serving as a member of the Board from October 2016. Prior to his retirement, he was a Managing Director and Mining Analyst at GMP Securities, L.P., Research Division from 2010 until 2016. He has over 35 years of experience in mining and finance, having been a geologist for 18 years and a sell-side analyst covering mining (principally gold) stocks for 19 years. As a geologist, he worked in the industry for a variety of producing and development companies in exploration, operating, and corporate roles, as well as spending time in academia and as a government research geologist. Dr. Albino holds B.A.Sc., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in geology from Queen's University, Colorado State University, and University of Western Ontario, respectively. Dr. Albino also serves on the board of Orla Mining Ltd.

George Albino , , , Chair of the Board
Committees: Compensation; Corporate Governance & Nominating

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George Burns joined Eldorado on February 1, 2017 and assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer on April 28, 2017. Prior to joining us, George was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Goldcorp. He also held the Goldcorp positions of Senior Vice President, Mexican Operations and Vice President, Canada and United States respectively. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Centerra Gold Inc.

George has over 30 years of experience in the mineral sector including executive, operations, development and engineering leadership roles in gold, copper and coal operations. George has served in various capacities for Asarco LLC including Vice President of Mining as well as numerous capacities for Cyprus Minerals Corporation. He began his career with Anaconda Company in 1978.

George Burns , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

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Ms. Conway was elected to the Board of Directors in June 2018. She is a former executive with 25 years of experience in the North American energy markets. She was most recently the President and CEO of Powerex (2005 - 2017), and prior to that, she was CFO. She was also with PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PWC) for seven years. Ms. Conway holds a BBA from Simon Fraser University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA). In addition, Ms. Conway has the designation ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Conway also serves on the Board of Directors of Associated Engineering and Vancity.

Teresa Conway , , , Independent Director
Committees: Audit; Compensation

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Ms. Gibson was appointed to the Board of Directors in September 2014. She has over 30 years of experience, primarily as a corporate lawyer at Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she currently serves as Of Counsel. Ms. Gibson has extensive industry experience in the metals and mining, oil and gas, energy, telecom and technology sectors advising companies on capital market transactions, governance, risk management, disclosure, and other corporate strategic matters. Ms. Gibson holds a BA, with distinction from York University, an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School and an LL.M from New York University. Ms. Gibson was also a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Howland, Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal. Ms. Gibson also serves on the Board of NYSE listed GasLog Partners LP.

Pamela Gibson , , , Independent Director
Committees: Audit; Corporate Governance & Nominating (Chair)

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Mr. Handley was elected to the board of directors in August 2006. He is a professional geologist with more than 40 years of experience in global mineral exploration, acquisitions, corporate development and strategic planning. Prior to his retirement, he was Executive Vice President, Strategic Development with Placer Dome. Mr. Handley holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology and Chemistry from the James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia. He is a member of AusIMM and the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Handley also serves as Chair on the board of Endeavour Silver Corp.

Geoffrey Handley , , , Independent Director
Committees: Compensation; Sustainability

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Dr. Michael Price was first elected to the board of directors in May 2011. He is a consultant and adviser in mining finance and also the London Representative of Resource Capital Funds since 2006. Previously, Dr. Price served as Managing Director, Joint Global Head of Mining and Metals of Barclays Capital. He was Managing Director, Global Head of Mining and Metals of Societe Generale from 2001 to 2003 and Executive Director, Head of Resource Banking and Metals Trading, NM Rothschild & Sons Ltd. from 1989 to 2001. From 1981- 1988, Dr. Price held various positions, including Mining Engineer, Business & Financial Analyst for British Petroleum PLC. He has B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in mining engineering from University College Cardiff. He also holds a Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency (Coal Mines, South Africa) and professional engineering qualifications MIMMM and Eur Ing (FEANI). Dr. Price serves on the board Asanko Gold Corporation and Entrée Resources Ltd.

Michael Price , , , Independent Director
Committees: Audit; Sustainability (Chair)

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Mr. Reid was first elected to the board of directors in May 2013. He has over 40 years of experience in the mineral resource industry. Prior to his retirement, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Goldcorp Inc. from 2007 to September 2012. Before joining Goldcorp, Mr. Reid spent 13 years at Placer Dome in numerous corporate, mine management and operating roles. He holds a B.Sc. in Mineral Engineering from the South Australian Institute of Technology and a TRIUM Global Executive MBA. Mr. Reid is a member of AusIMM, CIM and the Society of Mining Engineers of A.I.M.E. (USA) and has the designation ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Reid also serves on the board of directors of SSR Mining Inc. and Gold Fields Limited.

Steven Reid , , , Independent Director
Committees: Compensation (Chair); Sustainability

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Mr. Webster was first appointed to the Board of Directors in January 2015. He spent over 30 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC) until his retirement in June 2014. His roles included eight years as Managing Partner in British Columbia, three years as Assurance Leader in Romania and Southeast Europe and as leader of the firm’s Mining Practice in Canada. He has extensive experience as an audit partner and has provided advice to both venture capital and listed clients on large, complex transactions. Mr. Webster holds a BA (Hons) in Economic and Social History from the University of Kent and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is both a Fellow (2002) and a Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (1983). Mr. Webster also serves on the Board of Euro Manganese Inc.

John Webster , , , Independent Director
Committees: Audit (Chair); Corporate Governance & Nominating

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