Cliff Lafleur

P.Eng. Vice President Operations, Silver Crest Metals

Mr. Lafleur is a Licensed Professional Mining Engineer with over 20 years of international experience holding roles of increasing responsibility in technical and operations management for precious and base metal mining and companies. As an international consultant for over 5 years he completed assignments for more than 25 mining operations and projects gaining a thorough understanding of mineral reserves, mine planning and project evaluation.

He entered operations with First Nickel Inc in 2007, ultimately becoming Mine Manager in 2011 and led the feasibility study and execution of the Lockerby Depth Project. Mr. Lafleur was Director of Technical Services at Primero Mining Corp starting in 2014 and most recently Director of Resource Management and Mine Engineering at Torex Gold Resources starting in 2017. The focus of these roles was the implementation of technical standards and processes across the disciplines of planning, engineering, geology and operations at mines in Canada and Mexico as well as strategic and growth planning at the company level. While at Torex, he led the design and supported the construction of Torex Gold’s ELG Underground Mine.