Mr. Charter has extensive board level experience having been involved in several corporate boards and having sat on and chaired a number of audit, compensation, governance, special, independent and strategic committees. He currently serves on a number of public company boards, which, in addition to Lundin Mining, includes IAMGold (Chairman), Dream Office REIT (Trustee) and International Petroleum Corporation. He is also the Chairman of HGC Holding, a private company, which through HGC Investments is an employee-owned firm specializing in low volatility, liquid, event-driven mandates currently managing the HGC Arbitrage Fund and Credit Fund. Mr. Charter also sits as a director of the World Gold Council.
Mr. Charter has extensive senior executive leadership experience, most recently as President and CEO of Corsa Coal, a public metallurgical coal company he built from a non-operating start-up to an established supplier of US low vol metallurgical coal. His business experience includes financial services, mining and real estate. Having begun his career in Toronto, building a successful business law practice, Mr. Charter later joined the Dundee group of companies as an Executive Vice President with capital markets related responsibilities. He became the founding Chairman and CEO of the Dundee Securities group of companies, and oversaw its growth from a start-up to a major independent financial services company. After ten years, Mr. Charter left this group and, in addition to Corsa Coal, focused his attention on consulting in the private equity and hedge fund sectors, and corporate directorships. He is a graduate of McGill University with degrees in Economics and Law. He has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program and is a member of the Institute.