Shannon Shaw, MSc, PGeo

Principal Geochemist

Shannon Shaw, P.Geo (BC) is a senior geochemist with pHase Geochemistry Inc. Shannon holds a B.Sc. (honours) in chemistry and geology and a M.Sc. in geology and has specialized in the geochemistry of sulphide mine wastes and the prediction, control and prevention of acid rock drainage and metal leaching (ARD/ML).

She has over twenty years in consulting and has led or been a principal investigator for geochemical investigations at various mine sites in North America, in South America, in Indonesia and Australia. Shannon has also worked on several projects in a review capacity responsible for the review of the geochemistry, ARD/ML issues, permitting and closure measures for regulatory agencies and industry. Most recently, she has served as a member of the Independent Engineering Review Panel (IERP) for the Red Chris Mine in B.C.

Shannon has published extensively on the topics of ARD/ML, mine waste management and mine closure and has presented several workshops and short courses related to ARD/ML and mine waste management at conferences, to the U.S. EPA, and through the continuing education program at the University of British Columbia. She is also a recipient of the Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 under 40 (2010) recognized for her balanced approach to the mineral resource sector.