Corporate

Management

Christopher Noel Dunn

Christopher Noel Dunn

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 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. Mr Dunn is a former director of Pan American Silver and Pretivm Resources. Prior to forming Ero Resource Partners LLC, he was a Managing Director of Liberty Mining & Metals LLC, a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Investments.  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

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Strang and Mr. Dunn formed the Company in May 2016. Mr. Strang serves as the 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 holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Earth Sciences from Stanford University.


Makko DeFilippo

Makko DeFilippo

President

Mr. DeFilippo serves as the President of the Company and is responsible for corporate development and investor relations. He is a diversified mining finance and technical professional specializing in strategic planning, M&A advisory and mineral processing. He was most recently a Director, Corporate Finance within FTI Consulting’s Global Mining Advisory Practice where he advised both mining companies and mining-focused private equity firms on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring initiatives. Prior to joining FTI, Mr. DeFilippo was a Partner of Ero Resource Partners and an Investment Analyst for Liberty Metals & Mining LLC, the mining private equity group of Liberty Mutual Group. Previous roles have included research and consulting positions in geotechnical mine design and mineral processing. He holds a M.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of Arizona.


Anthea Bath

Anthea Bath

Chief Operating Officer

Mrs. Bath serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. She has over 15 years experience in the mining industry in roles spanning the value chain. Prior to joining the Company, she worked for Sibanye Gold as VP, Commercial Services. Prior to this, she held several senior positions with Anglo American Platinum including in supply chain, business optimization and market development. Mrs. Bath founded and was formerly the CEO of an energy development company headquartered in South Africa. She holds a Masters degree in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.   


Wayne Drier

Wayne Drier

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Drier is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Drier is a seasoned finance executive with 20 years of corporate finance and capital markets experience within the global mining sector, spanning a wide range of commodities and jurisdictions. He was most recently the executive responsible for Corporate Development at Asanko Gold Inc., a TSX/NYSE listed gold producer. Previous roles include senior executive positions at Mantra Resources, BHP Billiton and Norilsk Nickel International. Mr. Drier holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.


Michel (Mike) Richard

Michel (Mike) Richard

Chief Geological Officer

Mr. Richard is the Chief Geological Officer of the Company. He has 25 years’ experience in the mining industry specializingin the discovery, evaluation and development of copper, zinc, polymetallic and gold deposits. He was most recently with Lundin Mining Corporation as Director of Exploration and New Business, Latin America. Prior to joining the Lundin Group, Mr. Richard served as General Manager for Teck Exploracion Minera Chile.


Deepk Hundal

Deepk Hundal

SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Mr. Hundal serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in July 2017. Previous roles have included General Counsel of Retirement Concepts Seniors Services Ltd., one of the largest seniors’ care providers in western Canada, Vice-President, Legal of Elgin Mining Ltd. and Vice-President, Legal and Corporate Secretary of Aura Minerals Inc., which he joined in 2014, 2012 and 2007, respectively. Prior thereto, he worked with Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (now Dentons LLP), a large national Canadian firm, in the areas of corporate, commercial, securities and mining law and for Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, a large national Canadian firm, in the area of corporate and commercial law.


Courtney Lynn

Courtney Lynn

VP, Corporate Development & Investor Relations

Ms. Lynn serves as Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations of the Company. Ms. Lynn previously served as Vice President & Treasurer at Kaiser Aluminum Corp. and as VP, Investor Relations & Treasurer at Coeur Mining, Inc. Prior to joining Coeur, Ms. Lynn worked in investment and corporate banking at Bear Stearns and JP Morgan, advising Metals & Mining clients on capital markets activities as well as mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Lynn has been a member of the LBMA Precious Metals Oversight Committee since 2017 and previously served as a member of the LBMA Silver Price Oversight Committee. Ms. Lynn holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Economics from New York University's Stern School of Business.


Pablo Mejia-Herrera

Pablo Mejia-Herrera

VP, Exploration

Mr. Mejia is a Geological Engineer with more than 14 years' experience in exploration, 3D modeling and mining of ore deposits.  Prior to joining the Company, he worked as a senior consultant with Mira Geoscience Ltd. on diverse deposit types in Canada and throughout Latin America, including the copper deposits of the Curaçá Valley, Brazil.  He has cross-disciplinary skills in economic geology, resource potential modeling, and mine engineering.  He has conducted research in 3D structural modeling applied to mineral resources, specifically the copper deposits in Poland and Germany (Kupferschiefer).  He holds a both a Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Honours) degrees in Geosciences from the University of Lorraine (France).


Michal Romanowski

Michal Romanowski

VP, Evaluations & Planning

Mr. Romanowski serves as Vice President, Evaluations and Planning of the Company. He is specialized in the evaluation and analysis of base metal, precious metal, and industrial mineral projects ranging in stage from exploration to production. Prior to joining the Company, he was a partner with Ero Resource Partners and investment analyst at Liberty Metals & Mining LLC where he was involved in the technical due diligence and financial analysis of mining projects and investments. Prior to Liberty, he held various roles in the mining industry primarily focused on business development and financial analysis. Mr. Romanowski holds a Master of Engineering in Mineral Resources and a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering, both from the University of Arizona.


Eric Sye

Eric Sye

VP, Finance

Mr. Sye serves as Vice President, Finance of the Company. Mr. Sye has 15 years of financial management experience in the mining industry, particularly in relation to M&A, financial and managerial reporting, business planning and analysis and corporate governance. Prior to joining Ero in 2021, he served as the Director of Finance at First Majestic Silver Corp. and held various roles at TSX/NYSE listed mining companies with operations in Latin America. Mr. Sye is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University.


Brazilian Leadership

Eduardo De Come

Eduardo De Come

CEO of Ero Brazil

Mr. De Come has 30 years of experience in finance management. He has spent the last 15 years working for companies in the commodities sector (biofuels, agribusiness and mining) and has been the CFO of MCSA since 2013.


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