Board of Directors

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.

Lyle Braaten

Lyle Braaten (1) (3)


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 renewable energy company focused on international geothermal energy development. In 2011, Magma and Plutonic Power merged to create Alterra Power Corp. In 2018, Alterra was acquired by Innergex Renewable Energy for $1.1B. Mr. Braaten is currently a director of Luminex Resources and a former director of Anfield Gold Corp and Lumina Royalty 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)


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 former director of Anfield Gold Corp.

Dr. Sally Eyre

Dr. Sally Eyre (1) (4)


Dr. Eyre is a mining finance professional with extensive experience in global resource capital markets and mining operations. Dr. Eyre holds two non-executive directorships: Equinox Gold Corporation and Centamin plc.  During 2011 to 2014 she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Copper North Mining and prior to Copper North Mining served as Senior Vice President, Operations at Endeavour Mining, responsible for a portfolio of resource exploration, development and production projects throughout West Africa. Dr. Eyre served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Etruscan Resources Inc. (now Endeavour Mining Corp.), a gold company with producing assets in West Africa.  She served as Director of Business Development for Endeavour Financial Ltd. and has held executive positions with a number of Canadian resource companies. Dr. Eyre is a former non-executive director of Adventus Mining Corporation. Dr. Eyre has a Ph.D. in Economic Geology from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London. Dr. Eyre is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG); a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors; and a former Director of the SEG Canada Foundation.

Dr. Eyre is the Chairperson of Ero Copper's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Robert Getz

Robert Getz (1) (4)


Mr. Getz brings over 30 years of experience in public and private investments and international mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Getz currently serves as Managing Partner of Pecksland Capital Partners (since December 2015), a private investment and advisory firm. Mr. Getz previously served as a Founder and Managing Director of Cornerstone Equity Investors (from September 1996 until December 2016), a private equity investment company. Mr. Getz has served as a director of numerous public and private companies, including many metals and mining companies. He currently serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Haynes International, Inc., a developer and producer of specialty nickel alloys. Mr. Getz previously served as Chairman of the board of directors of Crocodile Gold Corp., a gold mining company with operations in Australia, prior to the company’s merger with Newmarket Gold in July 2015. Mr. Getz subsequently served as a director of Newmarket Gold Inc. until May 2016. Newmarket Gold Inc. was subsequently acquired by Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. in December 2016. Mr. Getz holds a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Boston University, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Stern School at New York University.

Mr. Getz is the Chairperson of Ero Copper's Compensation Committee.

Chantal Gosselin

Chantal Gosselin (2) (3)


Ms. Gosselin is an experienced corporate board member with 30 years of combined experience in mining operations and capital markets. Her involvement in the financial markets range from asset management to sell side analyst. She recently held positions as Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Goodman Investment Counsel and Senior Mining Analyst at Sun Valley Gold LLP, along with various analyst positions earlier in her career. Ms. Gosselin has also held various mine-site management positions in Canada, Peru and Nicaragua, giving her firsthand experience in underground and open pit mine development and production in diverse cultural and social environments. Ms. Gosselin has a Masters of Business Administration from Concordia University and a Bachelor of Science (Mining Engineering) from Laval University and has completed the Institute of Corporate Director program. She currently serves on the boards of a variety of TSX-listed companies in the natural resource sectors.

Ms. Gosselin is the Chairperson of Ero Copper's Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee. 

John Wright

John Wright (2) (3)

Lead Director

Mr. Wright is a Metallurgical Engineer and Honours graduate of Queen’s University in Ontario. He has over 35 years of 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 currently serves as a director of Luminex Resource Corp. and SilverCrest Metals Inc. and is a former director of Lumina Copper Corp., Northern Peru Copper, Global Copper Corp. and Bitterrott Resources Ltd. Mr. Wright has a P. Eng. (retired) designation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

Matthew Wubs

Matthew Wubs (3) (4)


Mr. Wubs is a director of Westland Insurance Group Ltd. (since January 2020), one of the largest private insurance brokerage operations in Canada. Westland directly manages approximately $1.4 billion in premium volume through its brokerage, insurance company and wholesale operations. Prior to joining Westland's board, Mr. Wubs was the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Westland from January 2016 to December 2019 and was responsible for oversight of insurance, reinsurance, risk management, finance and mergers and acquisitions. He joined Westland in the role of Controller in 1997 and thereafter held the position of Chief Financial Officer from January 2002 until December 2015. 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.

Mr. Wubbs is the Chairperson of Ero Copper's Audit Committee. 

  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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