Mr. Telfer is a Canadian executive and philanthropist known for his strategic business success in the mining and resource sector.
Mr. Telfer was the Chief Executive Officer of Wheaton River until its merger with Goldcorp in 2005 when he became Goldcorp’s President and Chief Executive Officer. In 2006, Mr. Telfer was appointed Chairman of the Board for Goldcorp, a position that he held until 2019 when Goldcorp merged with Newmont Mining, creating the world’s largest gold company.
He studied Political Science at the University of Toronto and earned his M.B.A. from the University of Ottawa. Mr. Telfer is also a Fellow in the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.