Board of Trustees

Daniel Desjardins  |   Wendy Kei  |   Anthony P.L Lloyd  |  
François R. Roy  |   Yihua Xiao ("Eva Shaw")  |   Peter Wright  |   Dirk Vollrath  

1 Member of the Audit Committee
2 Member of the Governance and Human Resources Committee
3 Member of the Risk Committee
4 Member of the Independent Committee
5 Related to Glencore plc

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Daniel Desjardins Daniel Desjardins1,2,4
Daniel Desjardins, Ad.E, is a member of the Audit Committee, Chair of the Governance and Human Resources Committee, and a member of the Independent Committee of the Board. He is a seasoned executive and corporate lawyer with extensive expertise in corporate law, compliance and risk management. For over 20 years and until December 2019, Mr. Desjardins was Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary with Bombardier Inc. Since 2018, he has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Bombardier Transportation. Prior to joining Bombardier, Mr. Desjardins was a partner at a Quebec law firm for 15 years. He began his career at National Bank of Canada. He serves as Chair of the Legal Leaders for Diversity Trust Fund of the Board of the Musée Pointe-à-Callière. Mr. Desjardins has received numerous professional awards and has twice been recognized as one of the top 25 most influential lawyers in Canada. He was presented with the distinction of Advocate Emeritus by the Québec Bar Association in recognition of an outstanding professional career in 2017. Mr. Desjardins obtained his Law Degree from the University of Montréal and his master's degree from McGill University.

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Wendy Kei Wendy Kei1,3,4
Wendy Kei, FCPA-FCA, is Chair of the Audit Committee, a member of the Risk Committee and a member of the Independent Committee of the Board. An accomplished finance executive she brings over 25 years of business and leadership experience in a variety of industries including in the mining sector. Ms. Kei is the Chair of the Board of Ontario Power Generation Inc., (a non-venture reporting issuer), and is a member of the board of Karora Resources Inc. (TSX:KRR). Ms. Kei is also a member of the Department of Audit Committee for Transport Canada. She previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Dominion Diamond Corporation (formerly Harry Winston Diamond Corporation and Aber Diamond Corporation). Ms. Kei was selected as a Diversity 50 2016 Candidate by the Canadian Board Diversity Council. She was also named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women of 2020 by the Women's Executive Network. Ms. Kei holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. In 2020, Ms. Kei received the distinction of Fellow from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, which recognizes members who have rendered exceptional service to the profession and in their communities.

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Anthony P.L. Lloyd Anthony P.L. Lloyd2,4
Anthony Lloyd is Chair of the Board of Trustees, a member of the Governance and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Independent Committee of the Board. Mr. Lloyd has extensive experience in corporate finance. He has served as an executive with Slater, Walker of Canada Ltd., Harlequin Enterprises, and Cavendish Investing, and from 1985 to 2000 he was a senior partner of Capital Canada Limited. Subsequently, Mr. Lloyd has served as a director of several public companies principally engaged in the minerals industry, including Chair of Mawson West Ltd. from 2007 to 2016 (Acting Chief Executive Officer 2015 to 2016), and Chair of PC Gold Inc. from 2008 to 2015. Mr. Lloyd is currently Chair of the Independent Review Committee for the TSX-listed Bloom Funds. He is a past President of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, a co-founder of Camp Kirk, and a former board member of the Inspirit Foundation. Mr. Lloyd is a graduate of The Royal School of Mines with a Bachelors of Science (Honours) degree in mining engineering and has a Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. He holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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François R. Roy François R. Roy1,3,4
François R. Roy is a member of the Audit Committee, Chair of the Risk Committee and Chair of the Independent Committee of the Board. Mr. Roy has in-depth experience as a senior financial executive and has extensive experience as a corporate director and executive in the private and public sectors, at not-for-profit organizations and in academia. He was previously Chief Financial Officer at Télémédia Corporation, Avenor Inc. and Québecor Inc. Mr. Roy began his career at The Bank of Nova Scotia, where he held several positions in Canada and the United States, and then worked for Société générale de financement du Québec. He was also Vice Principal (Administration and Finance) at McGill University from 2007 to 2010 and, in that capacity, was McGill's Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administration Officer. Mr. Roy holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto. Over the past 25 years, he has been active with many not-for-profit organizations, including the Concours musical international de Montréal, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Vie des Arts magazine, the Opéra de Montréal and Collège Jean-Eudes.

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Yiuhua_Xiao Yihua Xiao ("Eva Shaw")5
Yihua Xiao ("Eva Shaw") joined Glencore (Beijing) Trading Co. in 2000. After beginning her career as a Traffic and Trader Assistant in the Zinc and Copper department for two years, Ms. Shaw took on the role of Trader in 2002 where she assisted in both the sale and purchase of zinc and copper within the Chinese market. Since 2008, she has led the Zinc/Lead and Copper Department where she oversees the trading team and develops regional sales strategies. Ms. Shaw has an in-depth knowledge of the Chinese metals and copper concentrates market, holding over 30 years of experience performing extensive market research and analysis, and developing trading strategies based on national supply and demand. Prior to joining Glencore (Beijing) Trading Co., she provided executive-level strategic support to the GM of Shaanxi Aerospace Great Wall Imp & Exp Corp. Ms. Shaw also held Managerial sales roles with Shenzen Shanghai and Shaanxi Metals & Minerals Imp. & Exp. Co., Chinese metals and minerals trading companies. She attended Xi'an University of Finance and Economics, and worked as an English teacher in Xi'an after graduation. Ms. Shaw was previously a member of the board of Glencore (Beijing) Trading Co. - a branch of Glencore International A.G. and national intermediary.

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Yiuhua_Xiao Peter Wright2,5
Mr. Peter Wright is a member of the Governance and Human Resources Committee. Mr. Wright has served as Director and Vice President, Legal, with Glencore since 2018, having joined the company in 2014. Previously, Mr. Wright practiced corporate law with Torys LLP in Toronto and New York, with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York, and with Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto prior to joining Glencore. He graduated from the McGill Faculty of Law with Great Distinction in 2004 (BCL/LLB). He was called to the bars of Ontario (2005) and New York (2006).

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Dirk Vollrath Dirk Vollrath³
Mr. Dirk Vollrath is a member of the Risk Committee. From 1995 to 2009, Mr. Vollrath was an Asset Manager of Glencore International A.G. He was a consultant between 2009 and June 2013 when he returned to Glencore International A.G. as an asset manager in 2013. He has been a member of the board of directors of several international companies, including Mopani Copper Mines plc and Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Corporation. He is a Chartered Accountant (CASA) and served with Deloitte & Touche in Cape Town. Dirk also received a BSc (Mining Engineering) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and holds Mine Manager Certificates of Competency for both metalliferous mines and coal mines (South Africa).

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