Greg Puro
Greg Puro
Manager Environment - Dams and Closure
Vale

Greg Puro is the Manager of Geotechnical – Dams for Vale’ Base Operations. He is base out of Sudbury, Canada however is responsible for a portfolio of ~ 360 dams in several countries including Canada, Brazil, Indonesia, and New Caledonia. As head of the Dam Safety Group for Base Metals, Greg is responsible to deliver the strategic initiatives required to ensure Vale is firmly established as a global leader in dam safety through the deployment of Best Available Technology and Practices for the operation a nd governance of dams. Greg is a Geotechnical Engineer having graduated from the University of Waterloo and has worked as both a consultant and an owner / operator over his 25 year career. He is an active member in several national and international orga nizations that are active in the dam safety space including the Mining Association of Canada, ICMM and the Canadian Dam Association