Vice President, Exploration
- Date of appointment: 15 April 2008
- Committee: Invited to attend Board meetings
- Key strengths and experience: Senior exploration experience within Mexico, engineering and geology
Mr Giles was previously employed by Peñoles where he worked for 30 years and held a number of senior management positions including Vice President of Exploration. Prior to this he worked for Lacana Mining Corporation, Corona Gold and Amax. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Mr Giles was awarded the Thayer Lindsley International Discovery Medal by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in 2012, and the National Geology Award by the Mexican Mining Association in 2015.