John Dorward

John Dorward


Mr Dorward is a finance and resources executive with nearly 20 years’ experience.

Most recently, Mr Dorward was the President, CEO and Director of Toronto-headquartered Roxgold Inc (TSX: ROXG | OTCQX: ROGFF), which was acquired by Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (NYSE: FSM | TSX: FVI) in an allscrip deal valued at US$884 million in 2021.

Mr Dorward’s earlier roles include Vice President of Business Development at Fronteer Gold, a TSX and AMEX-listed mining company with gold and uranium projects in USA, Canada and Turkey, which was acquired by Newmont for US$2.3 billion.

He was also Chief Financial Officer of Mineral Deposits Ltd, an ASX and TSX-listed mining development company with gold and mineral sands projects in Senegal, West Africa, where he led its TSX IPO and associated US$50 million equity raising.

Mr Dorward is Chairman of Contact Gold Corp, and a Non-Executive Director of Surge Copper Corp and Taura Gold Inc.