Graham Clow is highly commended by peers for the strength of his mining practice. He possesses vast expertise in the development and financing aspects of mining projects.
Graham Clow leads the expert witness practice at RPA, coordinating the work of technical professionals on numerous legal and arbitration cases in the mining industry. He has testified as an expert in more than 20 cases of commercial disputes and investor/state arbitrations, covering a wide range of minerals and jurisdictions. His experience ranges from the high arctic to the tropics, in base and precious metals and industrial minerals.
Mr Clow is a senior mining executive with more than 45 years of experience in all aspects of acquisitions, exploration, feasibility, finance, development, construction, operations and closure. In addition to expert witness work, he manages RPA’s due diligence and M&A work, bringing together experienced teams to assess and advise on projects worldwide.
Prior to joining RPA, Mr Clow spent more than 20 years in senior executive and operating positions with publicly listed mining companies. This experience included financing, development, and management of open pit and underground mines, start-ups, feasibility studies, due diligence, and M&A.
Graham Clow is past chairman of the metal mining division of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM), and was a member of the committee on ore reserve definitions. Mr Clow is a fellow of CIM and has been awarded the Metal Mining Award for contributions to the industry. In 2016, he was awarded the CIM Vale Medal for meritorious and practical contribution to the mining and metallurgical industry of Canada.
For several years, Mr Clow was an adjunct professor at the Lassonde Institute for Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto, lecturing on mineral reserve estimation.