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 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

President & Chief Executive Officer

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.


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.


Makko Defilippo

Makko Defilippo

VP, Corporate Development

Mr. DeFilippo serves as Vice President, Corporate Development of the Company. 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.


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.


Deepk Hundal

Deepk Hundal

VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Mr. Hundal serves as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in July 2017. He was most recently General Counsel of Retirement Concepts Seniors Services Ltd. one of the largest seniors’ care providers in western Canada. Previous roles have included Vice-President, Legal of Elgin Mining Ltd. and Vice-President, Legal and Corporate Secretary of Aura Minerals Inc., which he joined in 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.


Jonathan Singh

Jonathan Singh

VP, Finance

Mr. Singh serves as Vice President, Finance of the Company. He has over 14 years of experience in the resource industry.  He has worked with both development and producing resource companies (Magma Energy Corp, Silver Standard Resources, First Quantum Minerals) as well as junior exploration companies (Kaminak Gold, Canplats Resources). Prior thereto, Mr. Singh worked 10 years in public practice with the focus on the audit of resource based companies as well as tax advisory services.  Mr. Singh holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.


Brazilian Leadership

Manoel Valério de Brito

Manoel Valério de Brito

Co-CEO and COO of MCSA

Mr. Brito has served as COO of MCSA since 2014.  He previously worked at the MCSA operations from 1984 to 1996 in various capacities including Mine Planning Manager and CSO (Chief of  Strategic  Office) and held the role of COO previously from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Brito’s experience also includes operational and management roles within Votorantim Group from 1997 to 2005.


Eduardo De Come

Eduardo De Come

Co-CEO and CFO of MCSA

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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