Executive Vice President, Chief Legal & Administrative Officer, Company Secretary / SSR Mining
Michael Sparks has more than ten years of international legal and management experience, primarily in the natural resources industry.
Mr Sparks was appointed executive vice president, chief legal and administrative officer of SSR Mining in September 2020. He had previously worked at Alacer Gold since 2012, where he was the chief legal officer and secretary.
Prior to joining Alacer Gold, Mr Sparks worked at King & Spalding LLP in Houston, Texas and subsequently at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in Denver, Colorado.
He holds a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management from Utah State University, and a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School.