Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 04:48
Mr. Spence held senior positions in investment banking and corporate banking; including at Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets and Bank of Montreal Capital Markets; where he was involved in mining finance & investments, M & A, corporate finance and several international financings. For more than a decade, Mr. Spence has conducted business in China, including numerous high-level negotiations and mining transactions; and has also been an early mover in China's outbound investments in mining resources. Mr. Spence is a CIM Distinguished Lecturer and was awarded a CIM Fellowship for outstanding contributions to the Canadian minerals industry. He sits on the Boards of PDAC and China Mining (Tianjin). Mr Spence has a Hons. B.Sc. in Geology with Geophysics and an MBA, both from the University of Western Ontario.