Alexandra Woodyer Sherron
CEO & President
Alexandra has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry. Alexandra started at PricewaterhouseCoopers before joining Endeavour Financial, a global mining finance advisory firm. During her investment banking career in London, she was Director Structured Financing and involved in the successful completion of over US$1.5 billion in financings for clients including Bema Gold (Kupol Mine), European Minerals (Varvarinskoye Mine), Nevsun Resources (Bisha Mine), Uranium One and Wheaton River Minerals.
Global Vice President
Rich Vigil has worked in the mining industry since 2005, first as a mine engineer for Freeport McMoRan (previously Phelps Dodge) at the underground Henderson mine, and for a junior gold mining company. After completing his MBA, he worked in equity research, covering the precious metals sector for Cowen Group (previously Dahlman Rose) and later for RMB Resources, the merchant banking division of First Rand in South Africa, where he provided debt, equity and pre-paid streams to the junior mining industry. He later worked in the Corporate Lending Credit Group at Morgan Stanley covering Metals and Mining and the Oil and Gas industry. He has experience throughout the Americas, including Canada, the USA, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Chile. He graduated cum laude from the Colorado School of Mines, where he studied mining engineering, and completed his MBA from Tulane University, specializing in international business and finance.
Chief Financial Officer
Janet has over 25 years of experience, in corporate finance, institutional equity sales and, most recently, as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team for several high growth companies, both public and private. She was Vice President Institutional Equity sales with several leading Canadian Investment Banks, including Desjardins Securities, National Bank and Macquarie Capital, where she specialized in the the mining sector. Accordingly, she has an established network of renowned institutional investors. Janet has expertise in financial reporting, strategy, valuation, and governance, and currently serves as an independent director on the board of Forum Energy Metals (TSXV: FMC). She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA), retired member of the Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, and holds MBA from the Ivey School of Business.
VP Marketing and Investor Communications
Kaitlin is a results-driven marketing professional with over 5 years of experience in the mining industry. As the VP of Marketing & Investor Relations at Empress Royalty, she leads marketing and investor relations efforts, with a focus on driving brand awareness, generating investor interest and enhancing stakeholder engagement. Kaitlin's expertise includes public company marketing strategy, investor communications, social media marketing, and project management. She started her career in the mining industry with Boreal Metals Corp, and prior to that in the financial industry at BlueShore Financial. Kaitlin attended Capilano University for her Bachelor of Business Degree obtaining a double concentration in International Business and Human Resource Management.