Corporate

Board of Directors

Christopher Noel Dunn

Christopher Noel Dunn (1) (2)

Executive Chairman and Director

Mr. Dunn and Mr. Strang formed the Company in May 2016. Mr. Dunn serves as the Executive Chairman and as a director of the Company. Mr. Dunn is also currently a director of Pan American Silver Corporation and Pretium Resources Inc.  Mr. Dunn has 25 years’ experience in the investment banking industry, primarily with Goldman Sachs managing a capital underwriting business in London. In later years he worked with Bear Stearns and JP Morgan as a leader of their respective investment banking practices in mining and metals. Prior to forming Ero Resource Partners LLC, he was a Managing Director of Liberty Mining & Metals LLC, a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Investments, focused on investing in early stage mining companies. Mr. Dunn holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Edinburgh and a Master of Science degree from the University of Durham.


David Strang

David Strang (2)

President and Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Strang and Mr. Dunn formed the Company in May 2016. Mr. Strang serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company. Mr. Strang previously served as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumina Copper Corp. which was sold to First Quantum Minerals Limited in August 2014.  Mr. Strang also served as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumina Royalty Corp. (sold to Franco Nevada Corporation in 2011), Global Copper Corp. (sold to Teck Resources in 2008), and Lumina Resources Corp. (sold to Western Copper Corp. in 2006).  Prior to this, Mr. Strang served as President of Regalito Copper Corp. (sold to Pan Pacific in 2006), and Vice President, Corporate Development of Northern Peru Copper Corp. (sold to China Minmetals and Jiangxi Copper in 2008) and (the original) Lumina Copper Corp. Mr. Strang has approximately 20 years of corporate finance experience, particularly in the areas of corporate and asset valuation, and has approximately nine years of experience as an officer and director.  Mr. Strang has been a past board member of five other public companies, and is currently a director of Almaden Minerals Ltd.  Mr. Strang holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Earth Sciences from Stanford University.


Lyle Braaten

Lyle Braaten (1) (3)

Director

Mr. Braaten is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Miedzi Copper Corp., a private Canadian corporation involved in mineral exploration in Poland.  Mr. Braaten is currently Vice President, Legal and a director of Lumina Gold Corp. Mr. Braaten joined the Lumina Group in 2008 and assisted in the creation of Magma Energy Corp., a green energy company focused on international geothermal energy development. In 2011, Magma and Plutonic Power merged to create Alterra Power Corp. Mr. Braaten received a law degree from the University of British Columbia in 1989 and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Calgary in 1986. Mr. Braaten is a member of the Law Societies of British Columbia and the Yukon.


Steven Busby

Steven Busby (1) (2) (4)

Director

Mr. Busby is the Chief Operating Officer of Pan American Silver Corp. with over 30 years of experience in the mining business where he has participated in successful mine development, construction and operations in both North and South America, Africa and Asia.  As Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for Pan American’s operations, projects, safety, and corporate social responsibility within a large multi mine organization. Mr. Busby has previously held positions in a privately owned consulting firm, Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp., Amax Gold Inc., Meridian/FMC Gold Company, and Nerco Minerals Company. Mr. Busby holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mineral Processing Engineering and is a member of the Montana Tech Metallurgical Engineering Department Advisory Board. Mr. Busby is a director of Anfield Gold Corp.


John Wright

John Wright (3) (4)

Director

Mr. Wright is a Metallurgical Engineer and Honours graduate of Queen’s University in Ontario. He currently assists Capstone Mining Corp. in a Business Development role. He has over 35 years’ experience in many facets of the exploration and mining industry. Mr. Wright was a co-founder, and former Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of Pan American Silver Corp.  Mr. Wright was also the co-founder of Equinox Resources. Previously, he spent 10 years with Teck Cominco where he worked at the Trail Smelter operations and later participated in the management of the feasibility studies, marketing and mine construction at the Afton, Highmont, Bull Moose and David Bell Mines. Mr. Wright is a former director of Lumina Copper Corp., Northern Peru Copper and Global Copper Corp. He has been a director of both Bitterroot Resources Ltd. and SilverCrest Metals Inc. since January 17, 2017. He is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and has a P.Eng. designation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.


Matthew Wubs

Matthew Wubs (3) (4)

Director

Mr. Wubs is the Co-CEO of Westland Insurance Group Ltd., one of the largest private insurance brokerage operations in Canada. Westland directly manages over $700 million in premium volume through its brokerage, insurance company and wholesale operations. Mr. Wubs is responsible for oversight of insurance, reinsurance, risk management, finance and M&A. He joined Westland in the role of Controller in 1997. Previous to Westland, he held a consulting role in Management Information Systems at International Forest Products Ltd. and also obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant designation while working at Deloitte LLP.


  1. Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  2. Member of the Environmental. Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee
  3. Member of the Audit Committee
  4. Member of the Compensation Committee

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