John Munro has 25 years of experience in the mining and private equity industries. He began his career with Gold Fields of South Africa in 1991 as a process engineer on the Northam Platinum mine in South Africa. Following that he held various positions in that company’s corporate office covering environmental management, metal marketing and property development. In 1999, Mr. Munro joined the newly created Gold Fields Limited as the head of feasibility and acquisitions. He was appointed to the Executive Committee of that company in 2002, and assumed responsibility for international gold, copper and PGM operations and development projects, covering Ghana, Peru, Australia and Finland.
Subsequently in 2006, Mr. Munro assumed responsibility for Business Development, Strategy and International Development Projects. In 2008 he was appointed CEO of Rand Uranium, a private gold and uranium start up in South Africa, owned by First Reserve Corporation, AMCI and Harmony Gold. Following the sale of that company in 2011, he joined First Reserve Corporation’s buy out team in London. In 2014, Mr. Munro commenced working with Cupric Canyon covering business development and corporate finance.
Mr. Munro is a non-executive director of Norgold SE and Manuli.. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.