Saturday Lunch Keynote
Anna Tudela has more than 25 years of experience working with public companies in the securities and corporate finance areas, both in the USA and Canada. In her role as the Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Secretary of Goldcorp Inc., she ensures that Goldcorp is in compliance with all securities filing requirements. In her role as Corporate Secretary she ensures that the Board has the proper advice and resources for discharging its fiduciary duty under corporate law, and ensures that all records for Goldcorp and its subsidiaries are in order. Anna leads a team of corporate services coordinators, long-term incentive plan administrators and executive assistants. She joined Goldcorp in 2005 and was actively involved in the subsequent acquisitions and/or mergers with Wheaton River Minerals and Goldcorp Inc. in 2005; Placer Dome Canada, May 2006; and Glamis Gold Ltd. in November, 2006 and other post acquisitions.
Prior to joining Goldcorp, Anna worked at the law firm of Davis LLP in the Securities and Corporate Finance Department, working in mergers and acquisitions, and related general corporate and commercial transactions, working with junior companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and for senior companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.Anna also worked as the Corporate Secretary of Diamond Fields Resources Inc. in 1995-1996, at the time of the Inco/Falconbridge bidding war for Voisey’s Bay nickel deposits and the subsequent plan of arrangement with Inco Ltd.
Anna is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (USA); the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries, the Institute of Corporate Directors (Canada), the BC and Yukon Chamber of Mines, the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Foundation and a member of Women on Board.
Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Anna made the life choice to move to North America, lived in San Francisco for 4 years where her son, Gonzalo was born and then moved with her family to Vancouver, Canada in 1987. Before Anna left Peru, she was an avid student of Peruvian history with an interest in archaeology, gold artifacts in particular, she worked for the Gold of Peru museum as General Coordinator traveling in the Americas setting up exhibits of Inca era gold artifacts.