Chafika has a legal and finance background, a project management professional certification and a masters degree in community development. She is a corporate governance and sustainability expert focused on compliance, social performance and investment initiatives through a multi-stakeholder approach based on principles, good governance and capacity building.
Chafika has a track record for preparing and implementing strategies, standards and policies; and a vast experience in governance, legal, stakeholder engagement, government relations and environment/social responsibility.
Based in Canada, Chafika is proficient in English, Spanish and Portuguese and has an extensive experience in the mineral exploration industry, both with major and junior companies. She has worked and lived in South, Central, North America and Europe; her experience includes over 80 field trips to different countries managing multi-site projects, from pre-acquisition (due diligence) to closure.