Jennifer Prospero has over a decade experience developing and implementing sustainability management systems globally, in Greece, Turkiye, Cuba, Madagascar and Canada, including the High Arctic.
With a background in social sciences and community consultation, Prospero began working in the mining industry in 2010 as part of a permitting team for a large, greenfield, open-pit iron ore operation in Nunavut, Canada. Next, she managed sustainability strategy at Sherritt International with a joint-venture mining operation in Cuba, a refinery in Canada and, at the time, the Ambatovy project in Madagascar. Currently, Jennifer is Senior Director, Sustainability at Eldorado Gold and oversees the company’s implementation and conformance to a number of voluntary and compulsory sustainability commitments, including Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining, World Gold Council’s Responsible Gold Mining Principles, the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, the International Cyanide Management Code, EBRD Performance Requirements, and more.
In 2017, she was named one of Corporate Knights’ Top 30 Under 30 Sustainability Leaders in Canada. In 2022, Jennifer was named a “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (WIM100) by Women in Mining UK.
Prospero holds a BA (Honours) from the University of Victoria with a major in Geography and an MSc in Environmental Planning from the University of Toronto.