Technical Advisors

  • Eric Strom, P. Eng.

    Eric brings more than 23 years of engineering, operational and project experience, including 12 years in Management and other Executive roles for Newcrest, Newgold, Rio Tinto and China Molybdenum Co. (CMOC). Eric was a Director of Serengeti Resources through the successful merger with Sun Metals and launch of NorthWest Copper in 2021. Eric has spent ten years building, operating and overseeing block cave mines including New Afton in Kamloops BC, and Northparkes Mines in Australia. Eric graduated from Queen’s University in 1995 with a degree in Mining Mechanical Engineering and started with Placer Dome in Timmins, Ontario. Over his career Eric has worked across Canada, Australia and the United States. He is currently working for Newcrest as the Head of Projects in Canada, focused on their newest project, the Red Chris Mine. Previous roles included Vice-President Projects and Innovation for Titan Mining, Director Underground Mining for Newgold, Mining Manager for Rio Tinto at Northparkes Mines, and superintendent of the Projects and Technical Teams building the New Afton Mine in Kamloops BC. Eric is a strategic thinker and champion of practical innovation and brings a deep understanding of the business of mining in Canada and abroad.

  • David W. Moore, P. Geo.

    Mr. Moore served as the President and CEO of Serengeti Resources from 2004, through the successful merger with Sun Metals and launch of NorthWest Copper in 2021. With Serengeti, he led a team that raised over $50 million in exploration funds and discovered two significant mineral deposits. This success was recognized by AMEBC co-awarding him the prestigious 2010 Prospector of the Year award for the Kwanika discovery. Before joining Serengeti, Mr. Moore had a 30-year career with Teck Resources and associated companies, where he participated in the discovery and delineation of mineral deposits in several countries. He brings experience and expertise ranging from grassroots prospecting to international exploration, business management and development, and a proven ability to recognize high-potential exploration targets and transform them into successful projects.