Janet Sheriff is a visionary leader with a strong commitment to strategic communications, community engagement and sustainability.
An innovative entrepreneur, Janet brings her extensive experience in all aspects of strategic planning, management, indigenous affairs and communications to start ups, new ventures and the mining & exploration sectors. Janet focuses her entrepreneurial spirit, leadership skills and vision to create new opportunities, award-winning innovative programs and new ways of conducting business. Her strong commitment to community engagement, sustainability and inclusion provides her the proven ability to work effectively and respectfully in cross-cultural environments.
A private research and development company testing the potential for non-invasive, environmentally-friendly metals extraction. Testing presently underway to determine leachability of a non-cyanide solution with in-place mining in the USA.
A Newfoundland focused gold exploration company with a new gold discovery.
A strategic marketing group providing marketing and communications work for 15 exploration and mining companies operating in Newfoundland, Canada.
A personal behind the scenes journey into the tough world of gold exploration and mining driven by independent and colourful characters who toil away feeding their gold fever.
Holding company for business ventures including a drilling company in Canada.
Minting and producing gold coins highlighting indigenous artwork.
A Newfoundland-based gold exploration
Communication planning and delivery for a $500mm market capitalization US based in-situ recovery uranium development company.
Successful first-in-the-world field test of a non-cyanide solution to extract gold and replaced the smelter process; lead to the creation of Group 11 Technologies.
Built Yukon’s first bulk sample plant and mobile batch processing unit to support metallurgical testing for gold grade and replace the mill and smelter process; produced over 2,000 ounces of gold.
Established nationally-recognized Elders-in-Residence program and innovative programming to incorporate community engagement and mutually respectful relationship with First Nation government and communities.
Established the Yukon Mint creating ‘green’ gold coins highlighting local indigenous artwork.
Development and implementation of strategic plan, policy development, financing and operations for gold exploration and mining projects.
Marketing, community affairs, First Nation relations & investor relations; negotiation and implementation of numerous agreements, progressive programs and Socio Economic Benefits Accords with First Nation governments.
Corporate development of a new uranium company (now enCore Energy Corp.).
Establishment and development of the feasibility plan, organizational development, organization start up. Secured $20-million for northern First Nation training in the mining industry.
Development and delivery of gold conferences in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada (115 gold fund managers and investors from 15 countries), Washington, DC (250 delegates), New Orleans and London, England (300 delegates).
Implementation of the Economic Benefits Agreement and lead on the creation of economic opportunities within the Agreement.
Development and delivery of the Yukon Economic Forums including 40 conferences and workshops in 8 months.
Economic/tourism strategic plan development including marketing plan, human resource development plan and financing for all planning and project implementation.
Development and delivery of Team Canada trade missions to China, South Korea and South America to generate business opportunities for Canadian companies.
Development of Yukon Infrastructure paper and strategy which secured $40M from Canada for infrastructure development.
Development, start-up planning, staffing and policy development to create a 400 acre preserve to serve as an education and care facility for northern wildlife species.
Created, funded and implemented the award-winning Commissioner’s Potlatch gathering of all the Yukon and Northern BC First Nations (3,000 guests) celebrating the collective celebratory Yukon Potlatch in over 80 years.
Project management and coordination of the Final Survivor Episode – filmed in Southern Lakes Region, Yukon for a Chinese television studio.
Provided independent analysis to three consecutive Premiers and Cabinet on matters pertaining to operational issues, corporate policy and strategic planning. Development of corporate papers including the first Land-Based Compensation Framework in Canada and ‘The Northern Economy’.