Full Name
Marilyn Spink, P.Eng.
Job Title
Independent Advisor & Corporate Director
Speaker Bio
Ms. Spink is an award-winning professional engineer (1995) with extensive metallurgical processing expertise, having spent over 25 years managing the technical delivery of complex steelmaking and mineral development projects throughout the world. In progressive leadership roles of increasing responsibility, she has successfully managed multi-discipline engineering design teams to deliver projects located in North and South America, Africa and Southeast Asia ranging in value from $500 million to $9 billion (USD).
Ms. Spink has served as a Director on several corporate boards. Most recently, she completed two three-year term appointments as an Ontario Lieutenant Governor Appointee to the Professional Engineers Ontario Governing Council, the largest engineering regulator in Canada with over 85,000 members and is currently Vice President Elect of PEO Council. She has been a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors for over 12 years.
She is currently an Independent Director on the Board of Avalon Advanced Materials Inc., a publicly traded Canadian mineral development company focused on minerals for use in clean energy and new technology and recognized for its sustainability and environmental stewardship as a “Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leader in Canada”.
Ms. Spink is also a sought-after speaker in the Mining and Engineering sectors, most recently being named a Canadian Institute of Mining Distinguished Lecturer in 2018. Ms. Spink earned her Bachelor of Applied Science in Materials & Metallurgical Engineering from Queen’s University (1992) and is a certified sustainability practitioner.
Marilyn Spink, P.Eng.