Raphaël Beaudoin is responsible for overseeing Zgounder Silver Mine operations and developing mining projects, including the ongoing expansion of the Zgounder Mine. With 15 years of mineral processing experience, he has held roles leading operations, metallurgy, maintenance, and power generation across various operations and projects in West Africa and Canada. Prior to joining Aya, Raphaël was Vice-President, Operations, Metallurgy and Process Design at SRG Mining and director of operations at Sama Resources, two TSX-listed resource companies focused on West African projects. Before this, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Canadian Royalties Inc, with his last position as superintendent for its Nunavik Nickel plant concentrator.
Raphaël graduated from McGill University with a degree in materials engineering.