Gordon J. BogdenAdvisory Board Member
Areas of Expertise
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Operational Mangement
- Strategic Planning
- Growth strategy
- Capital Markets
- BSc- Queens University
- ICD.D- Institute of Corporate Directors
Gordon Bogden is an experienced senior mining executive, PE investor, mining investment banker, geoscientist, and a former board member of over a dozen public mining companies. He has wide-ranging international capital markets experience with CIBC, Rothschild, National Bank, and Gryphon Partners, and brings an extensive network of contacts and relationships with financial institutions and mining companies around the world. He holds a B.Sc. in Applied Science (Geology) from Queen’s University, is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng), and earned his professional certification as a Corporate Director (ICD.D). In 2017, Gordon was a recipient of the Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award from the Canadian Institute of Mining for his contribution to corporate management and mineral economics.
Gordon has had wide-ranging international work experience as a senior executive having developed an extensive network of contacts and relationships with mining companies and financial institutions. He concluded his investment banking career after 22 years as Vice Chairman for Standard Chartered Bank, joining the bank to integrate Gryphon Partners after its acquisition in 2011 where he was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner. Prior to Gryphon Partners, he was Vice Chairman and Head of Global Metals and Mining at National Bank Financial Inc., a Co-founder and President of Beacon Group Advisors Ltd., and a senior investment banker with Newcrest Capital Inc., NM Rothschild & Sons Canada Limited, and CIBC Wood Gundy Securities Inc. Prior to investment banking, Mr. Bogden was a geophysicist for almost 10 years, including as a Co-Founder of Quantech Consulting Inc.
Most recently, Gordon was President and CEO of Alloycorp Mining Inc. where he re-launched and rebranded the business. Currently, Gordon is Founder and Chairman of Black Loon Group, a private mining investment company, and Executive Chairman of Black Loon Metals, a private equity investment firm. Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Canada Mining Innovation Council and is a co-founding member of the Advisory Council of the Development Partner Institute.