Dr. Kevin Telmer Ph.D. to Transition from Current Role at the Artisanal Gold Council

By Ryan Painter, Communications and Public Relations Manager

VICTORIA, BC – Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) Executive Director Roger Tissot issues the following statement regarding the announcement that Dr. Kevin Telmer Ph.D. will be moving on from the organization:

“Today, I would like to share an important announcement regarding the departure of a cherished member of our AGC family. Dr. Kevin Telmer Ph.D., our esteemed founder, former Executive Director, and Director of Innovation and Business Development, will be transitioning from his current role at the Artisanal Gold Council and moving on from the organization.”

“Dr. Telmer has been an invaluable driving force behind AGC’s mission to improve and professionalize the ASGM sector. His dedication, vision, and innovative approach have left an indelible mark on our organization. While it is with mixed emotions that we bid farewell to him in his current capacity, we take solace in knowing that he won’t be too far away.”

“Even as he steps away from his current roles, Dr. Telmer’s commitment to AGC’s mission remains unwavering. He will continue to support AGC, lend his expertise to legacy projects, and explore potential new avenues. Kevin’s pursuit of impactful change in the ASGM sector knows no bounds, and he is venturing into new realms, including consulting and the private sector. These endeavours will allow him to seek scalable and sustainable solutions to the challenges ahead.”

“We express our deepest gratitude for Dr. Telmer’s dedication and leadership. His departure certainly marks the end of an era, but it also heralds the beginning of a new chapter for AGC and Kevin. We are confident that his contributions will continue to shape the ASGM landscape positively.”

“Please join me in extending your best wishes to Dr. Kevin Telmer as he embarks on this new phase of his journey. We are excited to witness the impact he will undoubtedly create in the wider arena.”

“Thank you for your continued dedication and hard work in support of AGC’s mission.”