Board of Directors
Doug Reddy, Member of the Board of Directors
Doug Reddy has been the Chief Operating Officer of Equinox Gold since September 2020 and was previously the SVP Technical Services for Leagold from September 2016 until its merger with Equinox Gold in March 2020. Doug has more than 35 years of experience in operations, due diligence, project evaluations, exploration, mine geology, resource development and consulting in base and precious metals. He was with Endeavour Mining for 10 years in executive and senior management roles focused on technical services, business development and investor relations. Doug was based in Peru as manager of the Lima engineering office of Amec Americas Limited and also was Technical Director - Geology and Geostatistics based in Vancouver. Doug is a registered professional geoscientist (P.Geo. APEGBC) and a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Peter Hardie, Member of the Board of Directors
Peter Hardie has been the CFO of Equinox Gold since August 2016. Before joining Equinox Gold, Peter was the CFO of True Gold until it was acquired by Endeavour Mining in April 2016. Peter is a Chartered Professional Accountant with 17 years of finance, accounting, business development, government negotiation, construction and operations experience. Before his time at True Gold, Peter spent 10 years at Nevsun Resources Ltd., where he progressed through various management positions and spent several years as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He was involved in financing, construction and mine start-up, operations, government negotiations, and led all areas of finance, including treasury systems and reporting.
Istvan Zollei, Member of the Board of Directors
Mr. Zollei is a Portfolio Manager at Orion Mine Finance, a mining-focused investment business providing flexible capital investment solutions to mining companies in the base and precious metals sector. Prior to Orion, he was an investment manager for the Red Kite Group’s Mine Finance business and before that he worked at Barclays Capital’s natural resources private equity investment group as vice president responsible for executing and managing growth equity investments in the mining, oil & gas and power sectors. Mr. Zollei also spent a year working as VP of Finance and Commercial Operations at one of the portfolio companies. He started his career at Lehman Brothers’ investment banking division. Mr. Zollei earned his BA (Economics) from Harvard College and his MBA from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) in Finance and Management.