Michael Brown

Michael Brown, Director and Chair, Safety and Sustainability Committee

Mr. Brown is a director and joined the Board on October 3, 2023. He is a Fellow at the Lincy Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He joined UNLV following service in the Cabinet of Governor Sisolak of Nevada; first as Director of the Department of Business & Industry and then as Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Previously, Mr. Brown served as President of Barrick Gold North America, a subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corporation from 2015 to 2018 after serving in roles of increasing responsibility with Barrick since 1994. He is a former member of the executive committee of the U.S. National Mining Association and a past Chairman of the Nevada Mining Association. Mr. Brown holds an MBA from George Washington University. In 2023 Mr. Brown completed the Public Company Directors’ Consortium at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.