Samantha Espley

Leader, Underground Mining Working Group

Samantha is currently the General Manager at Vale’s Base Metals Operations and is responsible for the Mines and Mills Technology group for the North Atlantic region.

She has an extensive team of engineers, geologists, technologists and administration staff, providing technical expertise at the operating mines and mills in Sudbury, Ontario, in Thompson, Manitoba and in Voisey’s Bay, Newfoundland. The team contributes to zero harm, reliable production, and improved productivity to achieve long-term sustainable business goals.

Samantha has more than 20 years of experience in underground hard rock mining with a range of companies; Denison, Dome, Falconbridge, Noranda, Inco and Vale.

She has held roles in the technical, operations and management domains on the mining and mineral processing side of the business.