Board of Directors
Bachelor of Laws; Bachelor of Arts
David Fennell has over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry. He practiced law until he founded Golden Star Resources Ltd in 1983. During his term as president and CEO, Golden Star became a TSE 300 company and one of the largest and most successful exploration companies. In 1998, Mr. Fennell became chairman and CEO of Cambiex Explorations Ltd, which became Hope Bay Gold Corporation. He held this position through the merger of Hope Bay and Miramar Mining Corporation, and remained as executive vice-chairman and director for the combined entity until its takeover by Newmont Mining Corporation in 2008. Mr. Fennell has been instrumental in the success of several resource companies. He currently serves as Chairman of Reunion Gold Corporation and Highland Copper Company Inc., and he is a director of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp, of which he is a member of the safety, health and environment committee and the nominating committee.
Mr. Fennell holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Dakota and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta.