A World Class Streaming and Royalty Company
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Board of Directors

William M. Hayes, , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Director Since: 2008
Chairman Since: 2014
Royal Gold Committee Membership:
Chairman - 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 holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management and also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of San Francisco.

Tony A. Jensen, , Inside Director

President and Chief Executive Officer, Royal Gold, Inc.
Director Since: 2004

Tony Jensen has over thirty years of mining industry experience and is President and Chief Executive Officer for Royal Gold, Inc. Prior to joining Royal Gold, he was the Mine General Manager of the Cortez Joint Venture and spent eighteen years with Placer Dome. Mr. Jensen's extensive background is anchored in operational experience gained in the United States and Chile where he occupied several senior management positions. This operational experience is balanced by corporate administrative, finance and business development experience in various roles with Placer Dome and Royal Gold.

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

Kevin McArthur, , Independent Director

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

Kevin McArthur founded Tahoe Resources Inc. and is currently the Executive Chairman. He was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Goldcorp from November 15, 2006 until his retirement on December 31, 2008. Prior to Goldcorp, he served for 18 years in a variety of management positions with Glamis Gold Ltd., finally serving as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 until its acquisition by Goldcorp in 2006. Prior to working with Glamis, Mr. McArthur held various operating and engineering positions with BP Minerals and Homestake Mining Company.

Mr. McArthur holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada.

Jamie C. Sokalsky, , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Director Since: 2015
Audit and Finance Committee

Jamie Sokalsky began serving as President of Angus Ventures Inc. in August 2017. He 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 holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honors) from Lakehead University and holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.

Christopher 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 and a member of the Colorado School of Mines Foundation Board of Governors. He was a director of Teck Resources from 2003 to 2014 and a director of Golden Star Resources from 2010 to May 2015. 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 a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hobart College.

Sybil E. Veenman, , Independent Director

Retired Mining Executive
Effective January 1, 2017

Sybil Veenman brings over 20 years of mining industry experience with Barrick Gold Corporation where she most recently served on the Senior Leadership Team as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. While at Barrick, she held broad legal responsibilities for acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity financings, public disclosure, corporate governance, litigation, compliance, security and human rights policies and programs, and managed Barrick’s global legal department.

Ms. Veenman holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Toronto. She is currently a director of IAMGOLD Corporation and Noront Resources Ltd.