Catharine Shaw


District Distinguished Service Award


CIM Presidents' Role Model Medal


Diversity & Inclusion Award

Catharine Shaw is the mining client program manager and global account leader for one of the top senior gold producers in Canada. Focused on executive account management for Golder, she has played a key role in planning and executing strategy for the global mining business operations over her 17-year tenure with the company. She is recognized as a collaborator and connector, bringing the right knowledge and the right people to the same table. 

In 2008, Shaw received Golder’s President’s Award, being recognized for Exceptional Client Service and Exceptional New Client Development. Today, she continues to drive global growth, cultivate client relationships and create new opportunities.

Active within the mining community, Shaw has been published in numerous industry magazines writing articles that focus on the representation of women in business and the mining industry. A passionate industry volunteer, she is a founding director and past president of Women in Mining Canada, a not-for-profit organization established in 2009, where she served as a director and officer of the corporation from 2009 until 2015. She is the founding member and a past president (2010 – 2012) of the CIM GTA West Branch and served as vice president of the CIM Central District from 2015 to 2017. She currently serves as the co-chair for CIM’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee.