Christian Ervin Easterday
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Easterday is a geologist and mineral economist with over 25 years’ experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry. He holds an Honours Degree in Geology from the University of Western Australia, a Masters degree in Mineral Economics from Curtin University of Technology and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Curtin’s Graduate School of Business.
Mr Easterday has held several senior positions and exploration management roles with top-tier gold companies including Placer Dome, Hill 50 Gold and Harmony Gold, specialising in structural geology, resource development and mineral economic valuation. Over his career, Mr Easterday has been involved in various aspects of project negotiation negotiations and valuations covering gold, copper, uranium, iron ore, nickel, and tantalum resource projects in Australia and overseas.
Mr Easterday is a founding Director of Hot Chili and has led the Company as Managing Director since its listing on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2010. Mr Easterday is a Member of The Australian Institute of Geoscientists.