Natasha Vaz, P.Eng.
Ms. Vaz brings proven executive-level operational-leadership. She is currently Agnico Eagle Mines’ Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer leading the Operations and Project Development teams for Ontario, Australia and Mexico. Previously, she served as Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, Technical Services and Innovation and Vice President, Technical Services for Kirkland Lake Gold.
Earlier in her career, she served as Vice President, Technical Services for Tahoe Resources. Over her 10-year tenure with Lake Shore Gold she held a number of operational and technical services roles, including Director, Technical Services and Project Evaluation, and Vice President, Technical Services.
Ms. Vaz is a Professional Engineer with over 20 years of operational and technical experience in the mining industry. She is the current chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Mining Association. Ms. Vaz holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences, Mineral Engineering from the University of Toronto and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg-Schulich School of Management.