Person Details

David Gower

David Gower, M.Sc., P.Geo., Director

Director Since: May 2009

Committee Member: Human Resources Committee (Chair) and Technical and Sustainability Committee

David Gower has been involved in the mineral industry for over 30 years, including positions with Falconbridge Limited and Noranda Inc. (now Glencore Canada Corporation). While at Falconbridge he was General Manager of Global Nickel and PGM Exploration and a member of the senior operating team that approved capital budgets for new mining projects. Mr. Gower has been involved in numerous discoveries and mine development projects including at Raglan, Matagami, and Sudbury, Canada and green field discoveries in Brazil and Tanzania. He also previously held positions as Director of several junior mineral exploration companies focused in South America and Europe. Since 2009, Mr. Gower has been a Director of Brazil Potash Corp., a private company, which is developing a potash deposit in Brazil. He also serves as CEO of Emerita Resources Corp. Mr. Gower has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Saint Francis Xavier University and a Master of Science degree in Earth Sciences from Memorial University.