Frank Herbert, President of Toronto-based Centerra Gold, has been elected Chair and CEO of the4 NAMBC, the first Canadian and the first mining company executive to serve in that post. Frank has been Vice Chairman of the NAMBC since 2012. Centerra was the first Western foreign company to start mining operations in Mongolia and the first Canadian company to join the NAMBC in the early 1990’s. Frank succeeds Ambassador Pam Slutz, who retired as chairman after three years but will continue to serve on the board of directors.  

Prior to becoming Centerra’s President last year, Frank Herbert had been General Counsel since 2004. Previously, he was in private practice as a partner with a major Canadian law firm and also practiced with a leading firm in London, UK, where he focused on international natural resource transactions and joint ventures. He received his LLB from Queen’s University (1986) and his BA from the University of Toronto (1983).