|David M. Cole|
Position: President, CEO and Director
Mr. Cole has over 25 years of industry experience, coming to Eurasian Minerals from Newmont Mining Corporation. At Newmont, he held a number of management and senior geologic positions, gaining extensive global experience as a project, mine, and generative exploration geologist in Nevada, Southeast Asia, South America, Europe, and Central Asia. Mr. Cole's success as part of Newmont's exploration team includes contributions at the world class Carlin Trend, Yanacocha, and Minahasa mines. Subsequently, he established and managed Newmont's exploration programs in Turkey while also identifying early-stage acquisition targets in Eastern Europe. Mr. Cole specializes in developing new exploration ideas and opportunities, based upon solid technical expertise coupled with a keen business sense. He studied under Dr. Tommy Thompson at Colorado State University, earning an M.S. in Geology.
|Dr. M. Stephen Enders|
Position: Chief Operating Officer and Director
Dr. Enders has over 36 years of diversified executive and leadership experience in mineral exploration, project startup, and mine development and operations. He previously held the positions of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Exploration for Newmont Mining Corporation and President of Phelps Dodge Exploration Corporation. Dr. Enders is a graduate in geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines (B.Sc.) and the University of Arizona (M.Sc.), where he also earned a Ph.D. in geosciences. He has led teams in a number of new discoveries, as well in the expansion of mineral resources and reserves for many properties and mines around the world. Dr. Enders is well-published, a frequent speaker on industry topics, and a leader in several professional organizations, including the Society of Economic Geologists and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. He is the recipient of several academic and industry awards, including the 2009 Distinguished Achievement Medal from the Colorado School of Mines.
Position: Chief Legal Officer
Jan Steiert brings a wealth of professional accomplishments and expertise in mining and natural resource law to EMX. Previously, she was Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Electrum Ltd., a privately-held global gold exploration company. Prior to that, Ms. Steiert was a partner at the law firm of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (now Bryan Cave HRO) in Denver, Colorado where she practiced law for 28 years. While in private practice, Jan counseled clients, including major international mining companies such as Newmont Mining, Apex Silver and Royal Gold, on mining law in the United States and internationally. She is the immediate Past President of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, where she served for many years as a Trustee, a past president of the Colorado Bar Association Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law, a past chair of the Denver chapter of International Mining Professionals Society, a past member of Advisory Board of the University of Colorado Natural Resources Law Center and a past University of Denver Distinguished Natural Resources Practitioner. During her period in private practice, she was listed for many years in The Best Lawyers in America and Who's Who of Mining Lawyers. Jan is a member of the Colorado Bar and holds an A. B. from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
|Dr. Eric Jensen|
Position: General Manager, Exploration
Dr. Jensen has over 17 years of industry experience including positions as mine geologist, mine-site exploration geologist, grassroots exploration geologist, and as a consultant to several major mining companies. Dr. Jensen is a co-founder of Bronco Creek Exploration, and currently serves as General Manager, Exploration Team Leader of Eurasian Minerals. He has extensive experience in the planning and implementation of regional-scale sampling programs and geologic evaluations of properties and prospective terranes. He has relevant exploration, research and academic experience in mineral deposits related to alkaline magmatism, "high- and low-sulfidation" epithermal gold deposits, porphyry-style deposits, mesothermal lode gold systems, and iron-oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) systems. Dr. Jensen graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota in 1993 with a B.A. in Geology, and received his Ph.D. in Economic Geology from the Center for Mineral Resources at the University of Arizona in 2003.
|Dr. David Johnson|
Position: Chief Geologist
Dr. Johnson has more than 18 years of industry experience in generative exploration and consulting for major mining companies. Dr. Johnson is a co-founder of Bronco Creek Exploration, where his responsibilities include; business development, managing day-to-day company affairs, target generation, land acquisition, and overseeing project activities. He excels in designing, implementing, and managing broad-based mineral exploration programs, ranging from region-selection to property evaluation. Past research activities focused on the application of ore genesis and mass-transfer to mineral exploration where he co-developed a new deposit model for iron-oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposits and co-authored review papers on porphyry and IOCG deposits for the Economic Geology 100th Anniversary Volume. Dr. Johnson graduated from The Colorado College in 1988 with a B.A. in geology, and later earned his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 2000.
|Michael P. Sheehan|
Position: Exploration Manager - Turkey
Mike Sheehan has over 18 years of international experience in mineral exploration, and earned a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering and a M.Sc. in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines. He has worked in diverse international exploration environments that include porphyry, high and low sulfidation, orogenic, and shear zone hosted deposit types. Mr. Sheehan previously was EMX's Technical Services Manager and his re-assignment as Exploration Manager not only reflects his accomplishments as an exploration geologist, but also highlights the importance that the Company places on the program and projects in Turkey. Mr. Sheehan is a Certified Professional Geologist (AIPG).
Position: Exploration Manager - Australia and New Zealand
Chris Spurway's 20 years of industry experience includes exploration management, resource definition, mining, and business development, most recently in the role of VP of Exploration for Serabi Mining PLC in Brazil. He has a demonstrated track record of mineral deposit discovery and development in Australia, South America, and Canada. Mr. Spurway has worked for larger organizations such as AngloGold Ashanti and CRA, as well as smaller, entrepreneurial exploration companies. Chris holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in geology from the University of Sydney.
Position: Project Marketing Manager
Mr. Greenhoot has diverse work experience in the finance, civil engineering, and mineral exploration industries. He holds bachelors degrees in economics and civil engineering, and a masters in economic geology. Most recently he has been conducting field exploration in the southwestern U.S. Previously Mr. Greenhoot was involved in launching a start-up risk management company, and also worked as an engineer and systems developer managing capital projects and critical system updates.
|Allen R. Cockle|
Position: Senior Consulting Engineer
Mr. Cockle is a Professional Engineer that has over 40 years of worldwide exploration and mine development experience. His career includes 33 years with Newmont Mining, most recently as the Vice President of Technical Services. After retiring from Newmont in 2007, Mr. Cockle has been providing consulting services to the international mining industry, specializing in mine project valuation at stages ranging from exploration to pre-feasibility, feasibility and production. Recent assignments have included the valuation of precious metal, base metal and industrial mineral deposits; quality of resource and reserve estimates; crafting of requirements for project development; analysis of production royalties; and assessment of organizational capabilities.
|Dr. Duncan Large|
Position: Technical Advisor - Europe & Asia
Dr. Large is a European-based geologist with over 30 years of experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry. He is a graduate in geology of the University of Oxford (B.Sc.), Royal School of Mines, London (M.Sc.) and the Technical University of Braunschweig (Ph.D.), and is registered as a Chartered Engineer by the Engineering Council (UK) and "Eur. Geol." by the European Federation of Geologists. Dr. Large's professional record includes six years with Rio Tinto Finance and Exploration Ltd., four years of applied exploration university research in Germany, and the past twenty years as an independent consulting geologist working on base- and precious-metals exploration and mining projects throughout the world.
|Dr. Pavel Reichl|
Position: Technical Advisor - Europe & Asia
Dr. Reichl has been involved with precious, base, and PGE metals exploration and production for over fifteen years. After earning a Ph.D. from the University of Montana, Dr. Reichl joined Newmont Mining Corporation (1991) and initially focused on gold exploration in the western United States, as well as mine geology on the Carlin Trend. In 1996, he was selected to lead Newmont's acquisition program in Eastern Europe, and from 1997 through 2002, he served as Newmont's Exploration Manager in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
Position: Technical Advisor - Australia & Asia-Pacific
Mr. Royle has extensive experience in exploration for precious and base metals and diamonds over the past 35 years for companies such as AMAX, Newmont, Newcrest and MIM. Recent positions include Managing Director of Kentor Gold Ltd and VP Exploration and Business Development for East Asia Minerals. He has a proven track record for the discovery of significant mineral deposits in Australia, South America and South-West Pacific. His experience includes strategic planning and design, budgeting, and implementation of exploration projects. Mr. Royle is a Fellow and Chartered Professional of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists. He holds a BSc (Hons), in Geology from the University of New England, NSW.