Audit and Risk Committee

The role of the Audit and Risk Committee is to oversee the stewardship of CIM from a financial and risk management perspective to ensure that the organization is strong and is focused on member activities. Working with the CIM National office finance team, the committee seeks ways to improve overall governance by harmonizing and improving the structure of CIM’s systems and processes. These efforts also serve the objectives of improved communication between the National Office and the various constituent Branches and Societies.

Committee Members


Eric Talbot


Mark Patterson

CIM Chief Executive Office

Angela Hamlyn

CIM Chief Financial Officer

Benoit Sawyer


Felicity Bandic
SSR Mining
Rocio Benitez
DRA Global
Gary Snow
David Whittle

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CIM really is the strongest representation of what mining is.

Tim Skinner, Distinguished Service Award Winner 2019