Innovation Manager, Canada Mining Innovation Council
Gillian Holcroft obtained her bachelor and master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from McGill. She is an Executive Engineer whose expertise is on commercializing environmentally sustainable approaches in the minerals and waste processing sectors. In recognition of her leadership, Gillian received the CIM 2019 MetSoc Environmental Award and in 2021 received CIM’s Distinguished Lecturer award. Gillian began her career over 30 years ago at the Noranda Technology Center. She has been the President and CEO of a publicly listed company, whose goal is to produce magnesium metal and by-products from tailings. Gillian is currently Innovation Manager at the Canada Mining Innovation Council where she has been managing the CAHM Platform technology project.