Ph.D., Mining, New Gold
Dr. Costa is a community planner focused on socially responsible mining development. Before joining New Gold in late 2011, Silvana worked for the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and as a global social performance, impact assessment, communications and aboriginal relations consultant.
As the New Gold Senior Advisor, Environment and Social Responsibility, Silvana is involved in planning and implementation of corporate initiatives related to corporate governance, environmental management and social responsibility, the development of company standards, strategies and policies as well as sustainability reporting. Her work includes close coordination with sites in Mexico, US, Canada and Australia to continuously improve New Gold’s social and environmental performance to exceed the expectations of New Gold’s investors, Aboriginal partners, local communities, regulators and other communities of interest.
Silvana has also been the Chair of the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia (AME BC) CSR Committee since 2013. Silvana Costa. Ph.D., Mining, M EnvDes-Planning