Andrew Cheatle is the Executive Director of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
As a Professional Geoscientist and graduate of the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College London, Andrew has worked in mining and mineral exploration in both the senior and junior mining sectors as an exploration geologist,
mine geologist manager and executive. Prior to joining PDAC, Andrew served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Director at Unigold Inc. where he oversaw the delivery of the company’s gold mineral resource at its flagship property in the Dominican Republic. Before joining Unigold, Andrew worked in numerous senior roles as Vice President Exploration at Treasury Metals Inc., General Manager, Director at Landore Resources Canada Inc.
Principal Geologist at AMEC plc, Chief Geologist at Goldcorp Inc./Placer Dome Inc., and Mineral Resource Manager with Anglo American Corporation. Over his 25 -year career, Andrew has worked extensively with Board of Directors, governments, not-for- profit and public organizations where he has been a strong advocate for the minerals industry, notably through his volunteer work as President and Councillor with the Association of Professional
Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO).
Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology from the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College London and a Master of Business Administration from Capella University. He currently serves as Past President of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, is a Member of the Presidential Advisory Committee – Economic Development at Lakehead University, and has been a Fellow at the Geological Society of London since 1999.