Mr. Burt was most recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Kinross Gold Corporation. Prior to joining Kinross, Mr. Burt was the Vice-Chairman and Executive Director, Corporate Development at Barrick Gold Corporation. He was responsible for strategic initiatives and acquisitions. Mr. Burt is on the Board of NRX Global Corporation, a network platform provider and portal for the global heavy equipment and parts industry. Mr. Burt is a Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and received his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1983 and a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Guelph in 1980. Mr. Burt served on the University of Guelph Board Of Governors and has been an ongoing financial supporter of the institution. His support to the University is over $1 million and he serves as Chair of the Campaign.