Independent Director, Member of Audit Committee, Member of Sustainability Committee and Member of Technical Committee
William Hayden has served as a Director of Ivanhoe Mines since March 2007. He is a geologist with more than 38 years’ experience in the mineral exploration industry, much of it gained in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. His involvement with the current Ivanhoe Mines began in 1998; he served as first President of the corporate predecessor, African Minerals, from May 1998 to November 2001 – and as a Director from 1998 to 2002. (African Minerals, which evolved to Ivanplats, subsequently assumed the Ivanhoe Mines name in 2013.)
Mr. Hayden has worked in a management capacity with several exploration and mining companies in Australia and internationally since 1986. He was President and a director of Ivanhoe Philippines from July 2005 to December 2011 when it was a subsidiary of the original Ivanhoe Mines (renamed Turquoise Hill Resources in 2012).
Mr. Hayden presently has directorships with the following publicly listed companies: Trilogy Metals (since June 2015) and Globe Metals and Mining (since November 2009). He was a non-executive director of Ivanhoe Australia from November 2006 to May 2010.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons), Geology, degree from Sierra Nevada College, Nevada, USA.