Jason Dankowski

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Jason Dankowski, VP Technical Services & Geology


Mr. Jason Dankowski is Vice President of Technical Services and Geology for Moneta Gold. Mr. Dankowski is a registered Professional Geologist with an Executive MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences from the University of Manitoba, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Geostatistics from the University of Alberta.


With more than 15 years of experience at major mining companies, Mr. Dankowski is a leader in the industry, focusing on delivery, integration, optimization, and risk mitigation across the entire exploration and mining value chain. Most recently, with Appian Capital Advisory, a mining-focused private equity firm engaged in equity and credit investments, Mr. Dankowski steered and supported portfolio company management teams in exploration, geology, and mine planning initiatives and led technical and business environment due diligence on potential investment opportunities worldwide.


Prior to Appian, Mr. Dankowski was at Nevada Gold Mines, a Barrick and Newmont joint venture, as Mineral Resources Manager at their Phoenix Mine, where he led the team in ore control, geological modelling, resource and reserve estimation, mine-to-mill reconciliation, strategic mine planning, and near-mine exploration. Before this, Mr. Dankowski was Resource Geology and Growth Lead for De Beers, where he managed the exploration program that resulted in the discovery of two new kimberlites and the multi-year growth of the Life-of-Mine at the Gahcho Kue Mine.