VP, Corporate Responsibility, Torex Resources
Dr. Thorpe is a senior mining executive with over 30 years working both in mining operations and as an international corporate responsibility consultant working on mining projects from potash to diamonds and gold. His experience spans five continents and covers mining from greenfields exploration to closure and post-closure management. Having lived and worked in Latin America and Africa, Dr. Thorpe’s experience includes permitting a mine in a tropical rainforest area of Venezuela with several regulatory changes and working with the project teams to reduce the LTIFR at a mine in Africa from 2.1 per million hours worked to 0.15 per million hours worked.
Dr. Thorpe holds a Ph.D. in mine land rehabilitation from the University of Saskatchewan and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canada Mining Innovation Council.