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About YMP Toronto

Young Mining Professionals Toronto was founded in 2015 by Michael Woeller, Michael Long and Stephen Stewart, and has grown into the premier networking group for mining professionals interested in meeting like minded individuals who have dedicated their careers to the natural resource sector.
 
We integrate professionals from the technical, financial and legal aspects of our industry to promote a better understanding of the inputs for success. With Toronto being a global mining hub, our goal is to deliver value to our members by fostering connections between our members to facilitate new business opportunities and educational experiences.

 

 

Directors

 
  Michael Long Michael is a Partner in KPMG’s mining tax practice in Toronto, Canada with over 10 years of professional experience. He is a leader in providing tax services to Canadian and multinational companies, with a specialized focus in the mining industry.  Michael is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University’s Schulich School of Business. 

 

Michael Long

Michael is a Partner in KPMG’s mining tax practice in Toronto, Canada with over 10 years of professional experience. He is a leader in providing tax services to Canadian and multinational companies, with a specialized focus in the mining industry.  Michael is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University’s Schulich School of Business. 

  Stephen Stewart Stephen has been active in natural resource development and finance for fifteen years and is currently the CEO of Orefinders Resources Inc., and the President of the Minerx Group, a Toronto based natural resource development firm.  Stephen holds a BA from the Western University, an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and a M.Sc. from the University of Florida’s Hough Graduate School of Business.  

 

Stephen Stewart

Stephen has been active in natural resource development and finance for fifteen years and is currently the CEO of Orefinders Resources Inc., and the President of the Minerx Group, a Toronto based natural resource development firm.  Stephen holds a BA from the Western University, an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and a M.Sc. from the University of Florida’s Hough Graduate School of Business.

 

  Mike Woeller Mike has been involved in the mining industry for ten years and is currently a Senior Manager in the mining practice at KPMG LLP in Toronto, providing audit and assurance services to mining and exploration companies with activities in Canada and abroad. Mike is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and a Master of Professional Accounting degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

 

Mike Woeller

Mike has been involved in the mining industry for ten years and is currently a Senior Manager in the mining practice at KPMG LLP in Toronto, providing audit and assurance services to mining and exploration companies with activities in Canada and abroad. Mike is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and a Master of Professional Accounting degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

 

EXECUTIVES

Anthony Moreau Anthony has worked with IAMGOLD for six years.  He is currently the manager of Business Development and Innovation but also has experience as manager of Special Projects and in Investor Relations.  In addition, he gained valuable experience working in a continuous improvement function at the Rosebel Gold Mine in Suriname.  Tony has spearheaded many industry initiatives, one of them being an international co-op peer benchmarking program that is owned and run by the participating mining companies.  A graduate of the Queen’s School of Business, Anthony is a Chartered Financial Analyst. 

Anthony Moreau

Anthony has worked with IAMGOLD for six years.  He is currently the manager of Business Development and Innovation but also has experience as manager of Special Projects and in Investor Relations.  In addition, he gained valuable experience working in a continuous improvement function at the Rosebel Gold Mine in Suriname.  Tony has spearheaded many industry initiatives, one of them being an international co-op peer benchmarking program that is owned and run by the participating mining companies.  A graduate of the Queen’s School of Business, Anthony is a Chartered Financial Analyst. 

Phil Vendemini Phil launched his career in the mining industry as an intern at Barrick Gold during his undergraduate studies.  Phil now works within Barrick’s Treasury department and focuses on managing the financial risks of the company with regard to cash liquidity, commodity/currency prices, and capital markets activities.  Phil graduated from the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics (Wilfrid Laurier University) with a degree in Business Administration, concentrating in finance and economics.

Phil Vendemini

Phil launched his career in the mining industry as an intern at Barrick Gold during his undergraduate studies.  Phil now works within Barrick’s Treasury department and focuses on managing the financial risks of the company with regard to cash liquidity, commodity/currency prices, and capital markets activities.  Phil graduated from the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics (Wilfrid Laurier University) with a degree in Business Administration, concentrating in finance and economics.

Sofia Harquail Sofia is currently working at Aston Bay in the capacity of IR and Corporate Development. She has experience in both the private and public sectors of the mining industry. Sofia has worked with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and with an exempt market dealer, helping to raise funds for junior mining companies. Sofia holds a M.A. from the University of Uppsala in Sweden and received her CPIR designation from the CIRI/Ivey Investor Relations Program. 

Sofia Harquail

Sofia is currently working at Aston Bay in the capacity of IR and Corporate Development. She has experience in both the private and public sectors of the mining industry. Sofia has worked with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and with an exempt market dealer, helping to raise funds for junior mining companies. Sofia holds a M.A. from the University of Uppsala in Sweden and received her CPIR designation from the CIRI/Ivey Investor Relations Program. 

Camilla Sublett Camilla is graduate of the Lassonde Mineral Engineering Program from The University of Toronto, where she was a Lassonde Scholarship recipient. During her studies, she completed an exchange at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and an 8-month work term at Suncor Energy in Fort McMurray. She is a CFA Candidate and EIT. Camilla is currently a Project Lead in the Configuration Management group and Outage Health consultant at Bruce Power.

Camilla Sublett

Camilla is graduate of the Lassonde Mineral Engineering Program from The University of Toronto, where she was a Lassonde Scholarship recipient. During her studies, she completed an exchange at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and an 8-month work term at Suncor Energy in Fort McMurray. She is a CFA Candidate and EIT. Camilla is currently a Project Lead in the Configuration Management group and Outage Health consultant at Bruce Power.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Past Events

Oct 3, 2017:  YMP Distinguished Speaker Event with Mr. Rick Rule

June 28, 2017:  YMP Distinguished Speaker Event with Mr. Steve Letwin

March 4, 2017:  YMP Awards Gala honoring Nolan Watson and Alicia Woods

January 18, 2017:  YMP Distinguished Speaker Event with Mr. Aaron Regent

October 6, 2016:  YMP Distinguished Speaker Event with Dr. Thomas Kaplan

June 15, 2016:  YMP Distinguished Speaker Event with Mr. Rob McEwen

February 18, 2016:  YMP Distinguished Speaker Event with Mr. Pierre Lassonde

October 7, 2015:  YMP Distinguished Speaker Event with Mr. Peter Munk

 

 

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