Corporate Governance

Royal Gold is committed to good corporate governance, which promotes the long-term interests of shareholders, strengthens Board and management accountability and builds public trust in Royal Gold. Our Bylaws and Governance Guidelines are important documents that provide overall guiding principles for operating our business.

Governance at a Glance

We believe an effective Board consists of individuals with a diverse set of skills and experience that aligns with our business strategy. Each of our directors contributes a distinct perspective to promote the best interests of Royal Gold and our stakeholders.

Our Board is comprised of seven directors. All directors other than our CEO are independent. Our Board and committee chairs are independent.

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Under the Audit and Finance Committee Charter, the Audit and Finance Committee ("AF Committee") assists the Board of Directors in its oversight of the integrity of Royal Gold’s financial statements and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and corporate policies and controls. Members of the AF Committee consist of the following persons:

Jaime C. Sokalsky, Fabiana Chubbs, and Ronald J. Vance

Under to the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee Charter , the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee ("CNG Committee") is responsible for Royal Gold’s Board composition, and director and executive compensation plans and strategies, and compliance with appropriate corporate governance principles. The CNG Committee is also responsible for environmental, social and other sustainability initiatives, which include setting ESG goals for executive compensation. Members of the CNG Committee consist of the following persons:

William M. Hayes, C. Kevin McArthur, and Sybil E. Veenman

Risk Management

The Board of Directors has overall responsibility for risk oversight with a focus on the most significant risks facing Royal Gold. Every member of the Board has experience with risk management at the enterprise level. The Board also oversees our enterprise risk management program designed to identify, define, manage and, when necessary, mitigate risks confronting Royal Gold. The Board relies on members of management to supervise day-to-day risk management.

Contact the Board

Shareholders and other interested parties who wish to communicate with our Board or individual directors may send their communication to our Corporate Secretary at the address below.

Our Corporate Secretary reviews the communications and forwards communications addressing legitimate business issues to the Board or individual directors as appropriate.

Report an Accounting Issue

You can report issues regarding accounting, internal controls, auditing or other business conduct at Royal Gold by calling our 24-hour hotline below or by writing to our Corporate Secretary at the address below.

(800) 398-1496

Corporate Secretary

Royal Gold, Inc.
1144 15th Street, Suite 2500
Denver, Colorado 80202-1161