Warren was Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings Ltd, a mining focussed investment company jointly owned by CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce from 2011 to 2019. He is a mining engineer and co-founded CIBC’s Global Mining Group in 1988. During his 26 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 has been responsible for some of the largest equity capital markets financings in Canadian mining history.
Warren founded Queen’s Road Central Capital Ltd, where he is Chairman and CEO, in 2019. 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 Niobec niobium mine in Canada with CEF, Temasek of Singapore and Magris Resources of Canada.