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Ian Telfer

Ian Telfer

Ian Telfer

Board of Directors Chair | Goldcorp

Chairman of Goldcorp and a transformative force in the international mining industry for more than 30 years. An entrepreneur, financier, mine-builder and industry innovator, Telfer created numerous companies across the world including TVX Gold, Wheaton River Minerals -the predecessor to Goldcorp, Peak Gold- the predecessor to Newgold, and Wheaton Precious Metals. Telfer was named Ernst &Young’s 2007 Western Canada Entrepreneur of the Year, was named one of Canada’s top 25 most powerful business people by Canadian Business Magazine and served as Chairman of the World Gold Council.  Telfer is a member of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, a Laureate of the British Columbia Business Hall of Fame and a Companion of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.