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Mike O'Kane 

Senior Technical Advisor

O'Kane Consultants (Canada) 


Mike O’Kane founded O’Kane Consultants Inc. (Okane) in 1996, a company providing holistic mine closure and relinquishment services to the mining industry internationally.


Currently, Mike is chair of Okane’s board of directors. In addition, Mike continues to work within Okane as a senior technical advisor, using his wide-ranging technical expertise and knowledge of risk management best practices as tools for the development and communication of project objectives and designs. He is an expert on the application of unsaturated zone hydrology and geochemistry for mine waste management.


Mike is a director of the Landform Design Institute and chair of its Technical Advisory Panel. In 2014 Mike received the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Achievement Award in 2014 for “Global Development of his Business and Corporation, and Philanthropy”. In 2021 Mike earned his Global ESG Competent Boards Certificate & Designation from the ESG Competent Boards Program.