Friday, December 1, 2017

News about IAPG-Canada

Dr. Jan Boon has been appointed as new coordinator of IAPG-Canada. He replaces Prof. Anne Marie Ryan, who IAPG thanks for her work as first coordinator of IAPG-Canada.
Currently IAPG-Canada has 40 members.

Jan Boon
Jan Boon has a Ph.D. in geochemistry. He retired in 2007 after a career that included teaching physical chemistry and research on tropical soils, oil sands research, and leadership of the Alberta Geological Survey and the Geological Survey of Canada. Since then he obtained an M.A. degree in globalization and international development and a Ph.D. degree in sociology, with his studies focusing on social responsibility in mineral exploration and mining. Most of these studies were carried out in Latin America. 
He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Centre for Excellence in CSR (Canada), and has been a member of the CSR Committee and is a member of the International Affairs Committee of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. 
He currently is a member of the Environment and Social Responsibility Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining and of the Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del PerĂº. 
Jan is member of the IAPG Task Group on Responsible Mining.

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