Professor Davis, who is Professor Emeritus in the Division of Economics and Business at the Colorado School of Mines, consults in mine and project valuation for several large mining companies and has significant experience as an expert witness in litigation involving mine valuations and damages from temporary takings.
At the Colorado School of Mines, Professor Davis taught a range of courses including applied microeconomics, mineral and energy asset valuation, and research methodology. Professor Davis was on the school’s faculty for 25 years.
Professor Davis consults in mine and project valuation for several large mining companies and has significant experience as an expert witness in litigation involving mine valuations and damages from temporary takings. From 1982 – 1987 he was a metallurgical engineer at a number of mines globally.
Professor Davis is a Qualified Person under the Canadian National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects, with professional membership status in both the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Pennsylvania State University, PhD in Mineral Economics
University of Cape Town, MBA
Queen’s University, BS in Metallurgical Engineering
Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes case no. ARB/12/1, retained by the plaintiff. Testified May 22, 2018. At issue is the value of the expropriated copper/gold Reko Diq deposit in Pakistan. Graham Davis was asked to value the asset.
Copper Mesa Mining Corporation (Canada) v. The Republic of Ecuador, Permanent Court of Arbitration case no. 2012-2, retained by the defendant. Testified Sept 20, 2013. Copper Mesa was awarded 70% of investment costs. At issue was the market value of an allegedly expropriated copper mine in Ecuador. Graham Davis was asked to value the asset and evaluate defendant’s valuation of the asset.