Susan Toews

General Counsel at Equinox Gold

Susan Toews joined Equinox Gold as General Counsel in March 2018. Susan previously worked at New Gold Inc. from July 2008 as Vice President Legal Affairs, Corporate Secretary and as a consultant. Before her years at New Gold, Susan was Corporate Secretary for Peak Gold Ltd., which merged with New Gold in 2008, and was General Counsel for EGX Canada Inc., an emerging stock exchange for real estate related securities. Susan spent six years at the British Columbia Securities Commission as Senior Legal Counsel where she was involved in developing local and national rules with a focus on corporate governance practices and disclosure. Susan has over 20 years of legal and business experience in a combination of in-house, regulatory and private practice roles as well as knowledge of mining in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Australia and Chile. As General Counsel for Equinox Gold, she is responsible for day-to-day legal advice and providing legal support for all areas, including commercial negotiations, dispute resolution and legal and regulatory compliance. She has been a member of the Law Society of British Columbia since 1994 and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws.


  • General Counsel

    March, 2018 - present

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