Sector Expert: Douglas Forster
Douglas Forster is the president and CEO of Newmarket Gold Inc. He has been associated with the mining industry for over 30 years as a geologist, senior executive, director and company founder. Forster has been involved in a number of large-scale Canadian mine development projects including the Mt. Milligan gold-copper mine, the Kemess South gold-copper mine, the Golden Bear gold mine and the Legacy potash project. Forster has a proven track record in resource project development, mergers and acquisition, equity finance and public company management. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in economic geology from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Newmarket Gold's shares have appreciated 75% since the beginning of 2016, but CEO Douglas Forster believes that is just the beginning. The company's storied founders have set their sights on making Newmarket the next high-quality mid-tier gold producer. In this interview with The Gold Report, Forster puts forth his vision of how, starting with the acquisition of Crocodile Gold, he will make that happen.