Scott Heffernan

EVP Exploration at Equinox Gold

Scott Heffernan has been planning and implementing Equinox Gold's exploration strategy as EVP Exploration since August 2016. Before joining Equinox Gold, Scott was the VP Exploration of True Gold until it was acquired by Endeavour Mining in April 2016. Scott is a registered professional geologist with 20 years of hands-on exploration and management experience throughout the Americas and Africa. Prior to joining True Gold, he held the dual positions of VP Exploration for Wealth Minerals Ltd., and Exploration Manager (Argentina) of Cardero Resource Corporation. Previous to that he was with Equity Exploration Ltd., a Vancouver-based consulting and contracting firm specializing in turn-key geological project management. Scott received his B.Sc. (Geology) from the University of Alberta and completed his M.Sc. (Geological Sciences) with the Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) at the University of British Columbia.


  • EVP Exploration

    August, 2016 - present

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