David Schummer

COO at Trevali Mining

Dave is a proven executive leader of large-scale mining companies with three decades of mining experience working in the U.S., Canada, Peru, Indonesia, West Africa, and the Middle East, where he has held operational roles with increasing levels of responsibility throughout his career. Dave has held the role of Senior Vice President at Ma'aden Gold and Base Metals, Chief Operating Officer at Newgold and spent 22 years with Newmont Mining Corporation. While at Newmont, Dave progressively moved into more senior roles, ultimately becoming the Senior Vice President, Africa. Prior to his time in Africa, Dave was Newmont's Vice President of North American Operations, where he led a group of eight operating mines, including both open pit and underground operations. Dave holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in finance from Regis University in the United States.


  • COO

    August 31, 2021 - present

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