Pierre Lassonde is a director of the World Gold Council and was its chairman from 2005 to 2009. He is the co-founder and chairman of Franco-Nevada Corp. and was formerly president of Newmont Mining Corp. Designated a Professional Engineer by the Association of Profession Engineers of Ontario and a CFA by the University of Virginia, he was granted a Bachelor of Science by Ecole Polytechnic of Montreal and a Master of Business Administration by the University of Utah. Author of "The Gold Book: The Complete Investment Guide to Precious Metals" and a noted philanthropist, Lassonde is a member of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame and the Order of Canada.
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The Gold Report Interview with Pierre Lassonde