Ann Masse, Ph.D. is an executive partner at SafeMap. She is a passionate and accomplished safety leader with over 25 years experience in EHS leadership. Most recently, Ann served as Vice President, Safety, Health and Environment at Barrick Gold Company and prior to that Vice President, Health and Safety at Goldcorp. Barrick Gold and Goldcorp are top tier global gold mining companies with mines located throughout the Americas and in Papua New Guinea, Zambia and Saudi Arabia. Ann is focused on improving overall safety and environmental performance through leadership and practices she learned while working in the chemical industry. At both Barrick and Goldcorp, focus on safety leadership and critical risks resulted in sustainable improvements in injury rates and elimination of fatalities.
Ann worked for over 23 years at DuPont where she held progressively responsible positions in the organization, with the last positions being Global Safety, Health, and Environmental Leader and Executive Advisor to the Senior Vice President of Operations. DuPont is recognized as the worldwide leader in safety and health. While working at Dupont, Ann served on the boards of the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and Delaware Sea Grant both organizations are dedicated to increasing awareness, understanding and scientific knowledge to protect and preserve the Delaware Estuary and its coastal waters.
Ann currently serves on the board of the Pacific Salmon Foundation. The Pacific Salmon Foundation conserves and restores wild Pacific Salmon and their habitats in British Columbia and the Yukon.
Dr. Masse holds a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography from the University of Delaware and completed her post-doctoral work at the Canada Centre for Inland Waters in Burlington, Ontario. Dr. Masse holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from St. Michael’s College (Vermont).