Susan Craig, P.Geo
Advisor - Government & Community Relations
Ms. Susan Craig is a highly-respected professional geoscientist who has worked over 25 years' experience working on Yukon and BC projects from the exploration and development stage, to construction and production, and final mine closure. Ms. Craig's experience includes work with publicly-listed mining companies, Territorial and Federal Governments, First Nations, and industry groups.
Ms. Craig successfully led the Environmental Assessment process for NovaGold's Galore Creek project and played a key role in establishing the landmark Participation Agreement with the Tahltan Nation. During her time with Viceroy Resources, Ms. Craig was part of the team that explored, permitted and developed the Brewery Creek heap leach gold mine near Dawson City, Yukon in the early 1990s. In this role, she collaborated with the First Nation to implement one of the first Socio-economic Accords in all of Canada.
Ms. Craig served for six years as President/CEO and Director of Northern Freegold and has served as Director of Yukon Energy Corporation, the Yukon Chamber of Mines and the Mining Association of BC. Currently an Advisor - Indigenous and External Relations for Skeena Resources, she has received a number of awards recognizing her contributions toward environmental stewardship and sustainable development, and is the recipient of the 2017 Canadian Women in Mining Trailblazer award.