Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson

Company: Equinox Gold

Job title: VP Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability

Bio:

Dennis Wilson is currently the VP Health Safety Environment and Sustainability for Equinox Gold Corp. which is a mid-tier gold producer with mines in Brail, Mexico, the US and Canada. Dennis previously worked as the Director of Environment and Social Responsibility with New Gold Inc. He has experience at all stages of mine life – from construction, through to closure. He has worked at operations in Australia (Peak Gold Mine) and Canada (New Afton Mine) managing both the environmental and community aspects. While having over 15 years experience in mining, Dennis also has 15 years experience in heavy industry focusing on the environmental area.  For the past 3 years years, he has provided corporate support and oversight for Equinox Gold and has developed and implemented the Equinox Gold environmental management standards based on ISO 14001, Towards Sustainable Mining, the Responsible Gold Mining Principles and the International Cyanide Management Code. He has also implemented the Equinox health and safety standards. Dennis has a B.App Sc (Environmental Science) and an Associate Diploma in Chemical Technology.