Charles Davis

Senior Vice President - Marketing & Sales

Charles started his career with the Bank of Canada in 1988 as an economist and then with the Caisse de Depots et Placements du Quebec from 1991-1994, where he specialized in commodity research and forecasting. Charles worked at Cambior Inc. from 1994-1996 as an analyst and was responsible for the risk management of the Company's copper and zinc exposures.

Charles worked as a director of marketing and sales with ScotiaMocatta, Scotiabank's Precious and Base Metals Trading arm from 1996 until 2005, in Toronto, Canada and also on secondment to Absa Bank in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was responsible for marketing and sales of metals trading for the AbsaMocatta Alliance to South African mining and industrial customers. He returned to the industry in 2005-2010, as Manager of Marketing and Sales for Metalor Technologies SA's Refining Division.

Charles has considerable experience in investment banking and marketing to the mining, manufacturing and other basic industries. That experience includes the structuring and sales of hedging and derivative products to mining and industrial groups. He also has extensive international experience.