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Ruben Wallin, P.Eng., Vice President, Environment and Sustainability

Mr. Wallin joined Detour Gold in 2015 as Vice President Environment and Sustainability.


Ruben is an environmental engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the global mining industry. During his career, Ruben has led long-term strategic sustainability for multiple natural resource companies. By anticipating and managing external risks, Ruben builds leading sustainability policies and practices and proactively engages with multiple stakeholders including external partners, government organizations and indigenous communities.


Prior to joining Detour Gold, Ruben held the position of Vice President Environment and Sustainable Development for Osisko Mining. He held Director level positions with Yamana Gold, Barrick Gold and IAMGOLD. He also worked at DeBeers Canada, Cambior and Placer Dome. He started his career at Placer Dome where he was responsible for managing environmental issues at the former Detour Lake mine in the early 1990s.


Ruben holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and a Masters in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia.