A World Class Royalty Company
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Board of Directors

William Hayes , , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Director Since: 2008
Chairman Since: 2014
Royal Gold Committee Membership:
Audit and Finance Committee

William Hayes served in various management positions with Placer Dome Inc. (“Placer”) for 18 years where he first worked in senior operational, corporate and finance roles in Chile and Canada. Later he served as Placer's Executive Vice President for Latin America and the United States. Before his tenure with Placer, he worked at Exxon Corporation in various domestic and international finance positions.

Mr. Hayes received B.A. and M.A. degrees in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management and also completed an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of San Francisco.

Gordon J. Bogden , , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Director Since: 2011
Royal Gold Committee Membership:
Audit and Finance Committee

Gordon Bogden is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Alloycorp Mining Inc. He has a long career as a corporate director, senior executive, investment banker and geoscientist to the mining sector. He concluded his investment-banking career in 2012 as Vice Chairman, Metals & Mining, of Standard Chartered Bank, joining the bank after the sale of Gryphon Partners where he was a co-founder and Managing Partner. Mr. Bogden also held senior investment banking positions with National Bank Financial Inc., N.M. Rothschild & Sons Canada and CIBC Wood Gundy Securities, among others.

Mr. Bogden holds a B.Sc. degree, with honors, in Applied Science from Queen's University and an ICD.D from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario.

Craig Haase , , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Director Since: 2007
Royal Gold Committee Membership:
Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee

M. Craig Haase served for more than 15 years as Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation, a publicly-traded precious metals royalty company that merged with Newmont Mining Corporation in 2002. He served in a similar capacity at Euro-Nevada Mining from 1987 to 1999. Haase was also Chairman and CEO for Gold Marketing Corporation of America, Inc., a physical gold export company, from 1994 to 2002.

Mr. Haase received his J.D. degree from the University of Illinois and was engaged in private practice from mid 1971 to 1990.

Tony Jensen , , Inside Director

President and Chief Executive Officer
Director Since: 2004

Tony Jensen has over twenty five years of mining industry experience, and is President and Chief Executive Officer for Royal Gold, Inc. Before joining Royal Gold, Mr. Jensen was the Mine General Manager of the Cortez Joint Venture and spent eighteen years with Placer Dome. His extensive background in operations was developed both in the United States and Chile where he occupied several senior management positions.

Mr. Jensen holds a B.S. degree in Mining Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and also holds a Certificate in Finance from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

Kevin McArthur , , Independent Director

Executive Board Chair of Tahoe Resources, Inc.
Director Since: 2014
Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee

Kevin McArthur founded Tahoe Resources Inc. and is currently the CEO and Executive Board Chair. He was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Goldcorp from November 15, 2006 until his retirement on December 31, 2008. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Glamis Gold Ltd. from January 1, 1998 and served in a variety of management positions with Glamis since 1988. Prior to working with Glamis, Mr. McArthur held various operating and engineering positions with BP Minerals and Homestake Mining Company.

Mr. McArthur holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada.

Jamie Sokalsky , , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Director Since: 2015
Audit and Finance Committee

Jamie Sokalsky served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Barrick Gold Corporation from 2012 to 2014, and formerly held executive roles with Barrick that included Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. He has over 20 years of experience as a senior executive in the mining industry including finance, corporate strategy, project development and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Sokalsky currently serves as a Director for Pengrowth Energy Corporation and Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, and is Chairman of the Board of Probe Metals, Inc.

Mr. Sokalsky earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honors) from Lakehead University and holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.

Chris M.T. Thompson , , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Director Since 2014
Audit and Finance Committee

Chris Thompson is currently a member of the boards of Jacobs Engineering, Teck Resources and Golden Star Resources. He is also a member of the Colorado School of Mines Foundation Board of Governors. He served as the Chairman of Goldfields Limited from 1998 to 2005 and as Chairman and CEO from 1998 to 2002. He was Chairman of the World Gold Council from 2002 to 2005. From 1992 to 1998 he was the Founder and CEO of Castle Group, which managed three venture capital funds that employed various structures, including royalties, to finance the development of new gold mines.

Mr. Thompson received his undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in law and economics from Rhodes University, South Africa, and a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from Bradford University in the UK.

Ronald J. Vance , , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Director Since: 2013
Royal Gold Committee Membership:
Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee

Ron Vance retired as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development for Teck Resources Limited in early 2014. Prior to joining Teck in 2006, he was Managing Director/Senior Advisor for Rothschild Inc., where he led structured finance and investment banking teams responsible for advising clients in the natural resources sector on mergers and acquisitions, financings and other strategic initiatives. Before his tenure at Rothschild, he served as Vice President Marketing and later as Vice President Project Development at Newmont Mining Corporation.

Mr. Vance holds an MBA from Columbia University and a B.A. degree from Hobart College.