Mining Advisory Committee
Location - Canada
John Vincic has more than 20 years of experience as a professional communicator specializing in investor relations and financial communications. He has led the development and implementation of strategic initiatives for companies in a broad-cross section of industries both as an external consultant and in an internal capacity. John founded Vincic Advisors in 2014 with the goal of providing world-class counsel and solutions to clients.
John and his team work with clients to provide strategic counsel related to investor relations, corporate communications and capital markets outreach services. Drawing on their collective experience and global network of contacts, they provide clients with goal-oriented strategies designed to help them achieve their functional and broader business objectives.
Prior to founding his own firm, John was Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications from 2009 to 2014 at Hudbay Minerals, a Toronto-based international mining company. He also spent six years as Executive Vice President at one of Canada’s leading investor firms, where he advised clients on various matters including ongoing investor engagement strategies, IPO communications, mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests and special situations. He has also held senior corporate communications positions with Royal Bank of Canada and Sun Life Financial Inc.
John has served as a volunteer member of the board of directors for the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute, is a former member of the Public Affairs Committee at the Mining Association of Canada, and was a board member for the Canadian-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce.
Location - Mongolia
Munkhdul “Mogi” Badral, has been closely involved in the Mongolian capital market over the last 5 years, starting off as an analyst at a local investment bank before heading the Mongolian office of a top Western Australian junior resource broker.
Mogi recently founded a Mongolia-focused market intelligence firm called Cover Mongolia, with the goal of bridging the information gap that exists between global and local markets. His firm’s Cover Mongolia NewsWire is the top source of up-to-date one-stop market news and coverage on Mongolia. Mogi is a frequent guest analyst on local and international media and publications.
He studied Business Administration in Japan, and Software Engineering in Mongolia.
Location - Canada
Having worked in more than 10 countries as the Principal of the Mining Consultancy International (MCI) and as an Executive Director and Senior Director at the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, Ontario, Canada, Indira’s experience includes: mining law and regulations; policy tools and instruments; resource governance; capacity building; global trends and their impacts on the mineral sector; international standards and practices; stakeholder perspectives; corporate social responsibility; historical legacy issues; and equitable distribution of resource revenues.
Indira has advised governments in Canada, India, Chile, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Colombia and the regional government of Krasnoyarsk in Russia. Indira’s work includes both developed and developing country issues, public and private sectors and first-hand experience of resource management conflicts and competing demands, having lived in northern Ontario. Indira also worked closely with, and gained an understanding of, key stakeholders and their aspirations and expectations across the mining sector.
Indira has also served on many advisory committees. She chairs the Canada India Canada Mining Committee and is one of the incorporating directors for the Global Indigenous Development Trust. Indira is and has been associated with numerous professional and trade associations. She has received awards for leadership for ingenuity and innovation and multi-stakeholder partnerships.
Indira has been interviewed and published by Kazakhstan Forbes Magazine; Indian Abroad, the (Ontario) Northern Business Report and by Mining.com. Indira has written extensively for national and international magazines, and has a book chapter on resource-based sustainable development to her credit.
Location - Canada
Siri has spent over 25 years working on major capital projects around the world. She has also worked in Canada and the Arctic. During the course of her career, Siri has developed particular expertise in Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Stakeholder Engagement and Governance, with a strong focus on Corporate
Social Responsibility (CSR) and Agreement Negotiation.
Siri currently runs BRIDGE ©, providing strategic advisory services, advising her clients on Risk Management Strategies interfacing with Commercial strategies and CSR concerns. Focus is to build realistic action plans targeting sustainable results and positive benefits. Solutions are structured to make sense locally as well as fitting into a global context. BRIDGE © builds results centered on a “mediation” approach when working with stakeholders, whether indigenous and local communities, industry, labour and governments.
Siri is a Canadian and her family is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and grew up in South America, France, Algeria, Spain and the UK. In the course of her career she has worked in Egypt, Russia, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Panama, Argentina, Australia as well as Canada, Alaska and the Arctic. She obtained her University degrees from McGill and the Université de Montréal. She is perfectly fluent in English, French and Spanish.