Tara Hassan, Vice Chair

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Tara Hassan has been a mining equity research analyst focused on small to mid-capital explorers, developers and producers in the precious metals space for more than 10 years. She currently works at VRIFY and previously was an analyst at Raymond James and has worked at a range of investment dealers from boutique to large banks, with her research being disseminated to global institutional investors. Before entering the financial services industry, Tara worked as a mining engineer for Inco (now Vale) and Placer Dome (now Barrick Gold). At these companies, she held operating, engineering and project-focused roles, working at eight different mines and gaining experience in a wide variety of underground and open-pit mining situations. Tara is a Professional Engineer (Ontario) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.