Daniella has over 20 years of leadership experience in building and operating businesses in mining and financial services. She is currently Partner, Sprott Capital, a natural resources investment banking and advisory firm. Previously, she served as President and CEO and as CFO of Orvana Minerals, a gold/copper producer with mines in Spain and Bolivia, and as Executive Vice-Chair of Baffinland Iron through its acquisition for $600M following a hostile take-over bid. She also served as COO of Dundee Securities and in various corporate development roles including with Dundee and Raymond James. Daniella has been involved in 50+ equity/debt/M&A deals totaling $5B+.
Daniella is currently a director of Nexa Resources, International Petroleum and Excellon Resources, has been a director of Aldridge Minerals, Alloycorp Mining, Orvana Minerals, Baffinland Iron (Vice-Chair) and Commonwealth Silver (Chair) and has chaired or been a member of various committees of such boards including Technical, EHS, Strategic Opportunities and Special Committees.
Daniella has a Global EMBA from Kellogg School of Management and Schulich School of Business and a law degree from Windsor University. She was chosen as one of the top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining for 2016, is a Canada Board Diversity Council – 2016 Diversity 50 Candidate and speaks frequently on various topics including talent management, capital management and governance.