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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 effective January 1, 2018, after serving as a member of the Board from October 2016. He has over 35 years of experience in mining and finance, having been a geologist for 18 years and a highly-ranked sell-side analyst covering mining (principally gold) stocks for 19 years. As a geologist he worked in 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. While an analyst he worked for several global banks as well as Canadian independent brokerages. 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.

George Albino , , , Chair of the Board

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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 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 Bachelor of Business Administration degree 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 serves on the Board of Directors of Associated Engineering and Vancity.

Teresa Conway , , , Independent Director

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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, disclosure, compliance and other corporate strategic matters. Ms. Gibson also serves on the Board of Directors of NYSE listed GasLog Partners LP. Ms. Gibson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, with distinction, from York University, a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Master of Laws degree from New York University. Ms. Gibson was also a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Howland, Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Pamela Gibson , , , Independent Director

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Mr. Handley was elected to the board of directors in August 2006. Mr. Handley holds a Bachelor of Science degree (honours) from the James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia. He was most recently Executive Vice President, Strategic Development with Placer Dome and has more than 30 years of extensive experience in the mineral resource industry. Mr. Handley also serves on the board of Endeavour Silver Corp.

Geoffrey Handley , , , Independent Director

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Mr. Price was first elected to the board of directors in May 2011. He is a consultant and adviser in mining finance and also London Representative of Resource Capital Funds since 2006. Previously, Mr. 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 Mr. Price held various positions including Mining Engineer, Business & Financial Analyst for British Petroleum PLC. He has BSc and Phd degrees in mining engineering from University College Cardiff. Mr. Price also holds a Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency (Coal Mines, South Africa) and professional engineering qualifications MIMMM and Eur Ing (FEANI). Mr. Price serves on the board of directors of TSX listed Asanko Gold Corporation and Entrée Resources Ltd.

Michael Price , , , Independent Director

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Mr. Reid was first elected to the board of directors in May 2013. He holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mineral Engineering. Mr. Reid is also a member of the Society of Mining Engineers of A.I.M.E. (USA). He was previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Goldcorp Inc. from 2007 to September 2012. He has over 35 years experience in the mineral resource industry. Mr. Reid also serves on the board of directors of SSR Mining Inc. and Gold Fields Limited.

Steven Reid , , , Independent Director

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Mr. Webster was first appointed to the Board of Directors in January 2015. Mr. Webster holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Economic and Social History from the University of Kent. He spent over 30 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC) until his retirement in June 2014. His roles included 8 years as Managing Partner in British Columbia, 3 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 is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and is both a Fellow (2002) and a Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (1983).

John Webster , , , Independent Director

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