Skills, experience, and contribution

A mining engineer by training, Warren was Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings Ltd, a mining focused investment company jointly owned by CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce from 2011 to 2019. He co-and founded CIBC’s Global Mining Group in 1988 and during his 25 years at CIBC, he ran the mining investment banking teams in Canada, Australia, and Asia, serving as managing director and head of the Asia Pacific region for 10 years, and latterly as vice chairman for CIBC World Markets.  He has acted as advisor to the largest mining companies in the world including BHP, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Noranda, Falconbridge, Meridian Gold, China Minmetals, Jinchuan, and Zijin and was responsible for some of the largest equity capital markets financings in Canadian mining history.

Board committees

Warren is a member of Board’s Audit, Remuneration, and Nominations Committees.

External commitments

Warren founded Queen’s Road Central Capital Ltd, where he is Chairman and CEO.  He is also a board member of NYSE/TSX-listed NexGen Energy Ltd, a uranium exploration and development company, and private mining company, Niobec Inc, which jointly owns the niobium mine in Canada.