CIM-Bedford Canadian Young Mining Leaders Award
Jessie Liu-Ernsting is an executive and professional engineer with over fifteen years' experience in the natural resources and related industries in technical, financial and strategic roles. She most recently led a junior mining company to achieve 14x share price accretion and raised $33 million over the company’s first twelve months during the COVID-19 crisis. Previously, she developed tailored financing solutions for resource companies, totalling over $4 billion, spanning 23 commodities on six continents. She guided a public company to achieve settlement on a disputed proxy.
Liu-Ernsting started her career with two of the preeminent Canadian engineering firms conducting backfill, mine, mill and mining innovation capital projects. She has ten years of non-profit board and committee experience, and three years of corporate board audit, technical and special committees experience. She currently sits on the boards of Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. She is passionate about creating shared-value from resource wealth.