Mark Isto

Dr. Martin Raffield

Mark Isto, executive vice president and COO for Royal Gold, has decided to retire from his role by the end of 2023. During the next several months, he will transition his responsibilities to Dr. Martin Raffield, vice president, operations, who will assume the leadership of all aspects of Royal Gold’s technical functions. Dr. Raffield joined Royal Gold in January 2022, and has more than 30 years of underground and open pit mining experience in operational, corporate, construction and consulting roles in North and South America, Africa and Europe. Royal Gold is a precious metals stream and royalty company.