Chief Executive Officer and Partner, Global Mining Capital
Keith Spence is CEO and Partner of Global Mining Capital (GMC). A Geologist and Investment Banker; he held positions in mining finance, investment banking, international banking and capital markets, at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Capital Markets, Bank of Montreal (BMO) Capital Markets and Scotiabank. He has been involved in numerous domestic and international transactions in excess of $18.5 billion; and has been active in the private equity and M&A space internationally.
The company is establishing a new Private Equity Fund that will capitalize on the future opportunities in electrification and the energy transition to Zero Carbon due to Climate Change. The company utilizes its “world recognized” Mining Valuation expertise in transactions.
Mr. Spence is Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the “world recognised” Canadian Mining Valuation Standards and Guidelines for mining projects; which is referenced by the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX-V), the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Singapore Stock Exchange, among others.
As a field geologist, Mr. Spence has experience in gold and base metals exploration in the Canadian north, China, Africa and internationally. He is a member of the Board of Directors of The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), Hon. Board of Trustees of The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and was on the Board of Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
Mr Spence is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). He received the CIM Distinguished Lecturer Award, the PDAC Distinguished Service Award and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Award, for contributions to Canada. A Commonwealth Scholar; has an Honors B.Sc. in Geology & Geophysics from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and is a graduate of the Global Management program from Harvard University.