Salisha Ilyas is a senior investor relations (IR) professional with more than 12 years of experience in the mining industry. Ms. Ilyas most recently held the position of principal consultant at Target IR & Communications, a full-service IR firm focused on providing capital markets advisory and communications support to junior mining companies. She has worked for Canadian based and internationally based companies, such as Petra Diamonds, Desert Lion Energy, Aura Minerals and Champion Iron Mines.
She has as also served as director of professional development at the Canadian Investor Relations Institute, where she researched and identified IR best practices and oversaw the planning and execution of the organization’s annual conference.
Ms. Ilyas began her IR career in the pharmaceutical industry holding roles at Biovail Corporation and Patheon Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business (York University).