Jill Gardiner is a professional corporate director. Previously, she spent over 20 years in the investment banking industry, most recently as Managing Director and Regional Head, British Columbia, for RBC Capital Markets. In her various roles in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and debt capital markets she provided strategic advice to, and helped raise capital for, numerous corporations with a focus on the power, pipeline, infrastructure, forest products and diversified industries. She served as Head of the Forest Products Group and Head of the Pipelines & Utilities Group. Jill was formerly Senior Project Manager at the Ontario Energy Board and a lecturer at the University of Victoria in corporate finance and human resource management.
Jill is a member of the board of directors of Hochschild Mining and serves on their Audit, Nomination, and Remuneration Committees; and a member of the board of directors of Compass Minerals and serves on their Audit and EHSS Committees. She previously served as chair of the board and chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee of Trevali Mining Corporation, chair of the board of directors of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., and as a member of the boards of Capstone Mining Corp., Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc., Timber Investments Ltd., SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts LP, and a number of non-profit organizations, including ARC Foundation, the Banff Centre, the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Jill holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration, both from Queen’s University.