Dominic Channer has worked in the mining business for more than 20 years. He started his career as an exploration geologist with Guaniamo Mining Company in Venezuela, and eventually became Vice President, responsible for exploration, permitting, community relations, and technical studies. In 2007, he joined Aurelian Resources as the Country Manager for Ecuador, and in 2008, he moved to Kinross Gold Corporation, where he was responsible for external affairs in Ecuador until he assumed responsibility for all Kinross operations in Ecuador in 2012. In 2013, Channer took on external affairs in South America, and in 2014, he took over external affairs for the combined Americas region. In January 2016, he moved to Toronto to become Vice President of Community Relations for Kinross Gold Corporation.