Ernest Thomas (Tom) Eadie
Mr Eadie is a well-credentialed mineral industry leader and explorer with broad experience in both the big end and small end of town. He was the founding Chairman of Syrah Resources, Copper Strike and Discovery Nickel as well as a founding Director of Royalco Resources. At Syrah, he was at the helm during acquisition, discovery and early feasibility work of the huge Balama graphite deposit in Mozambique which is due to start production in mid-2017. Copper Strike, where he was also Managing Director for 10 years, made several significant copper/gold and lead/zinc/silver discoveries in North Queensland, while Discovery Nickel (later to be renamed Discovery Metals), found and developed the Boseto copper deposit in Botswana. Prior to this, Mr Eadie was Executive General Manager of Exploration and Technology at Pasminco Limited, at the time the largest zinc producer in the world. This came after technical and later management responsibilities at Cominco and Aberfoyle in the 1980s.
Mr Eadie has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology and Geophysics from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Science in Physics (Geophysics) from the University of Toronto and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Security Institute of Australia. He is a Fellow (and past board member) of the Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM) and a Member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).Back