Technical Advisory Committee

Technical Advisory Committee

Chris Osterman

Technical Advisor & Director

Dr. Osterman has forty years of experience in both metal production and exploration in North and South America, Africa, and Asia. His interest lies in new project reconnaissance and exploration strategy. 

William (Bill) Tanaka

Mr. William (Bill) Tanaka graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering and brings over 24 years of consulting experience and eight years of project development and operating experience in the areas of resource and reserve estimation, mine design and planning, production scheduling, and capital and operating cost estimation. Over the past 18 years much of Mr. Tanaka’s consulting work has involved technical due diligence for debt finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Tanaka has provided review and guidance services to First Mining on a consulting basis from the Company’s inception in the areas of assessing the reliability of resource estimates and proposed extraction scenarios presented for potential acquisition targets. More recently, he provided guidance for and oversight of activities related to advancing properties acquired by First Mining.


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