Michael Cunningham, M.Sc., Ph.D., P. Geo

Hands-on, practical, pragmatic and solutions-oriented minerals industry professional with extensive experience in project development, mineral policy and government relations, and community and aboriginal affairs including 20 years of experience in mineral exploration, project evaluation, feasibility studies, environmental assessments, permitting and mine operations in Canada, China and the Philippines. Seven years of experience in government as Mineral Policy Advisor and Director of Mineral Resources (NWT) working at the DM and Ministerial level as well as with provincial and federal departments on inter-governmental issues. 14 years of experience in management of government, community and aboriginal affairs for various companies and projects across northern Canada including work on socio-economic impact assessments.