Joe Danni is a senior advisor to the BSR energy and extractives team. He has 30 years of experience in the mining sector, most recently as senior vice president at both Placer Dome Inc. (1993-2006) and Glamis Gold, now Goldcorp (2006 to retirement in 2007). 

As senior vice president for corporate affairs, he had overall responsibility for community, investor, government, and public relations and country risk evaluations, and he served on the executive committee and chaired the disclosure committee. 

Danni has broad business experience in Latin America, Asia, Australia, and North America. He has served on a number of industry boards and has been a frequent speaker on subjects ranging from country risk to the social license to operate. He is also a senior vice president for Peschard-Sverdrup International, a Washington-D.C.- and Mexico-City-based global consulting firm specializing in country risk evaluations and related issues management.

He holds a Master’s degree in History from Western Colorado State University.