Anthony Hawkshaw is the President and CEO, and a Director, of Bear Creek Mining Corporation.
Has over 30 years’ global experience in the mining sector. He was a founding shareholder, Director and CFO of Rio Alto Mining from 2007 to 2014. Tony was a key contributor to the vision, strategy and growth of Rio Alto, which under his tenure grew from a TSXV-listed exploration company to a TSX- and NYSE-listed intermediate gold producer on the basis of its acquisition, development and successful execution of the La Arena project and subsequent acquisition and development of the Shahuindo deposit, both of which are located in Peru. Rio Alto Mining was acquired for these outstanding assets by Tahoe Resources Inc. in 2015 in a deal worth US $1.12 billion.
Prior to Rio Alto, Tony held senior executive positions at numerous resource firms including Pan American Silver, Chariot Resources and Grove Energy. In addition to his track record of successfully executing the transformation of a mineral exploration company into a mid-tier producer, Mr. Hawkshaw has arranged numerous debt, equity and convertible debt financings with institutional investors, commercial banks and multilateral lending agencies, and has experience in the concentrate off-take and metals trading markets.
In addition to his role at Bear Creek Mining, Mr. Hawkshaw is a current Director of Regulus Resources Inc.