Eric has been in Exploration and Mining Geology since 1985. Prior to joining Sandfire Resources America, Eric worked with Fiore Gold Inc. bringing the Pan mine into production. Eric was with Midway Gold between 2007 and 2016 first as a manager of the Spring Valley project and then as Nevada District Geologist responsible for Geology and Exploration activities on all Midway Gold’s Nevada Properties.
Prior mining projects include the Elkhorn project and the Diamond Hill mine, underground gold skarn projects in Montana. Eric has also conducted regional and project scale gold exploration in Montana and Alaska. Eric received a bachelor’s degree from Montana State University at Bozeman, and a master’s degree in geology for the University of Alaska Fairbanks where his studies focused on the structural controls of gold deposits.