Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sean Roosen is the Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Roosen was a founding member of Osisko Mining Corporation (2003) and of EurAsia Holding AG, a European venture capital fund. Mr. Roosen has over 30 years of progressive experience in the mining industry. As founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Osisko Mining Corporation, he was responsible for developing the strategic plan for the discovery, financing and development of the Canadian Malartic Mine. He also led the efforts for the maximization of shareholders’ value in the sale of Osisko Mining Corporation, which resulted in the creation of Osisko. Mr. Roosen is an active participant in the resource sector and in the formation of new companies to explore for mineral deposits both in Canada and internationally. He serves on the board of directors of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd., Falco Resources Ltd. (“Falco Resources”) and Osisko Mining, as a representative of Osisko in investee companies.
Mr. Roosen has been recognized by several organizations for his entrepreneurial successes and his leadership in innovative sustainability practices.
Mr. Roosen is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines.