Management

David M. Cole

President, CEO and Director

Mr. Cole has over 30 years of industry experience, coming to EMX from Newmont Mining Corporation. At Newmont, he held a number of management and senior geologic positions, gaining extensive global experience as a project, mine, and generative exploration geologist in Nevada, Southeast Asia, South America, Europe, and Central Asia. Mr. Cole's success as part of Newmont's exploration team includes contributions at the world class Carlin Trend, Yanacocha, and Minahasa mines. Subsequently, he established and managed Newmont's exploration programs in Turkey while also identifying early-stage acquisition targets in Eastern Europe. Mr. Cole specializes in developing new exploration ideas and opportunities, based upon solid technical expertise coupled with a keen business sense. He studied under Dr. Tommy Thompson at Colorado State University, earning an M.S. in Geology.

Christina Cepeliauskas

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Cepeliauskas is a CPA, CGA professional accountant with more than 20 years of financial accounting and treasury experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer of EMX Royalty Corp. and Reservoir Capital Corp. Ms. Cepeliauskas received her Corporate Director designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2015 having completed the comprehensive Directors Education Program. She is a longtime volunteer of Fraserside Community Services Society, an organization committed to helping people overcome challenges.

Kim Casswell

Corporate Secretary

Ms. Casswell has been the Corporate Secretary of several public companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange, and has been providing independent corporate secretary services since 1995. Ms. Casswell has played an important role in the growth of these companies and is familiar with regulations governing public companies in several jurisdictions. Ms. Casswell is currently the Corporate Secretary for a number of TSX Venture Exchange listed junior exploration companies.

Jan Steiert

Chief Legal Officer

Jan Steiert brings over 30 years of experience in mining and natural resources law to EMX Royalty Corp. Previously, she was Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Electrum Ltd., a privately-held global gold exploration company, and was a partner at the law firm of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (now Bryan Cave) in Denver, Colorado where she practiced law for 28 years. While in private practice, Ms. Steiert counseled clients, including major international mining companies such as Newmont Mining, Apex Silver, and Royal Gold, on mining law in the United States and internationally. She is a past president of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, a past president of the Colorado Bar Association Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law, a past chair of the Denver chapter of International Mining Professionals Society, a past member of Advisory Board of the University of Colorado Natural Resources Law Center and a past University of Denver Distinguished Natural Resources Practitioner. During her period in private practice, she was listed for many years in The Best Lawyers in America and Who's Who of Mining Lawyers. Ms. Steiert is a member of the Colorado Bar and holds an A.B. from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Thomas G. Mair

General Manager - Corporate Development

Mr. Mair has more than 30 years of experience in the resource industry across several sectors, including precious metals and energy. Mr. Mair is an accomplished, senior level executive with a proven track record of success and leadership. Mr. Mair has worked worldwide with several well-respected companies including Newmont, Golden Star Resources, and Great Western Minerals. He is known for his skills in finance, investor relations, operations, and building strong environmental and social responsibility organizations. Mr. Mair earned his MBA from Queen's University in Kingston, Canada in addition to his BA. He is a certified professional accountant (CPA, CMA).

Dr. Eric Jensen

General Manager, Exploration

Dr. Jensen has over 17 years of industry experience including positions as mine geologist, mine-site exploration geologist, grassroots exploration geologist, and as a consultant to several major mining companies. Dr. Jensen is a co-founder of Bronco Creek Exploration and has extensive experience in the planning and implementation of regional- to project-scale exploration programs. He has relevant exploration, research and academic experience in mineral deposits related to alkaline magmatism, "high- and low-sulfidation" epithermal gold deposits, porphyry-style deposits, mesothermal lode gold systems, and iron-oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) systems. Dr. Jensen graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota in 1993 with a B.A. in Geology, and received his Ph.D. in Economic Geology from the Center for Mineral Resources at the University of Arizona in 2003.

Dr. David Johnson

Chief Geologist

Dr. Johnson has more than 18 years of industry experience in generative exploration and consulting for major mining companies. He is a co-founder of Bronco Creek Exploration, where his responsibilities include business development, target generation, land acquisition, and overseeing project activities. He excels in designing, implementing, and managing broad-based mineral exploration programs, ranging from region-selection to property evaluation. Past research activities focused on the application of ore genesis and mass-transfer to mineral exploration where he co-developed a new deposit model for iron-oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposits and co-authored review papers on porphyry and IOCG deposits for the Economic Geology 100th Anniversary Volume. Dr. Johnson graduated from The Colorado College in 1988 with a B.A. in geology, and later earned his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 2000.

Jeffrey C. Edelen

Project Marketing Manager

Mr. Edelen has 10 years of economic mineral exploration and research experience. He has expertise in generative exploration and project development with both foreign and domestic (US) major mining companies and junior exploration groups. Mr. Edelen specializes in gold deposit exploration, target generation, and development in varied terrains worldwide and across multiple styles of individual deposits. Mr. Edelen holds undergraduate degrees in Spanish Language and Culture and Physical Geology from the University of Idaho (2005), and a Master's degree in Economic Geology from the Colorado School of Mines (2012).

Scott Close

Director of Investor Relations

Mr. Close has over 40 years of experience in investing, business development and operations. With an education in Geology, he's worked in both the planning and operation of underground, open-pit and in-situ uranium, base metal and coal mines, and also has experience in the oil and gas sector.

Chris Spurway

Exploration Manager - Australia and New Zealand

Chris Spurway has 26 years of industry experience including exploration management, resource definition and business development. He has a demonstrated track record of mineral deposit discovery and development in Australia, South America, and Canada. Mr. Spurway has worked with a number of major international organizations such as AngloGold Ashanti and CRA Exploration, as well as smaller, entrepreneurial junior exploration companies. Mr. Spurway holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Management from the University of New England. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM) and the Society of Economic Geologists (FSEG), and a member of Australian Institute of Geoscientists (MAIG) and the Geological Society of Australia (GSA).

Dr. M. Stephen Enders

Advisory Board

Dr. Enders has over 36 years of diversified executive and leadership experience in mineral exploration, project startup, and mine development and operations. He has held the positions of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Exploration for Newmont Mining Corporation and President of Phelps Dodge Exploration Corporation. Dr. Enders has led teams in a number of new discoveries, as well as in the expansion of mineral resources and reserves for many properties and mines around the world. He is well-published, a frequent speaker on industry topics, and a leader in several professional organizations, including the Society of Economic Geologists and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. He is the recipient of several academic and industry awards, including the 2009 Distinguished Achievement Medal from the Colorado School of Mines. Dr. Enders is a graduate in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines (B.Sc.) and the University of Arizona (M.Sc.), where he also earned a Ph.D. in Geosciences. He is currently the Interim Department Head and Research Professor of Economic Geology in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.