About Us

David W. Moore, P. Geo.

President, CEO and Director

Since Mr. Moore joined Serengeti in 2004, he has lead a team that has raised over $35 million in exploration funds and discovered two significant mineral deposits. This success was recognized by AMEBC co-awarding him the prestigious 2010 Prospector of the Year award for the Kwanika discovery. Before joining Serengeti, Mr. Moore had a 30-year career with the major mining company Teck Ltd., where he participated in the discovery and delineation of mineral deposits in several countries. He brings experience and expertise ranging from grassroots prospecting to international exploration, business management and development, and a proven ability to recognize high-potential exploration targets and transform them into successful projects.

Eric Strom, P. Eng.


Eric Strom is a senior mining engineer with 23 years of international industry experience in precious and base metal mine development and operations in Canada, Australia and the United States.  He was most recently Vice-President Projects and Innovation for Titan Mining and has previously worked for Newgold, Placer Dome, Goldcorp, Rio Tinto and China Molybdenum Company.  Mr. Strom led the implementation of the world’s first fully automated underground block cave mine at Northparkes Mines, Australia, and has experience in optimizing operations across a spectrum of mining methods including narrow vein handheld, long hole stoping and autonomous block caving.  He is a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario and has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining and Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University.

George Tikkanen, B. Eng.


Mr. Tikkanen brings to Serengeti more than 40 years of exploration, mine development and mining operational experience, including more than 30 years at the corporate and board level. He retired from Cominco Ltd. as Vice President Exploration and was also President of Cominco Resources International Limited, a publically listed company from its inception in 1987 until 1995. He oversaw the discovery or acquisition of many gold and base metal deposits and his experience includes several mine development projects and responsibility for the management of a number of underground and open-pit mines in several countries. Mr. Tikkanen has been a director of a number of other natural resource companies.

Lewis Lawrick, B.Comm.


Mr. Lawrick is the President and CEO of Brionor Resources Inc., as well as Managing Director of Thorsen-Fordyce Merchant Capital Inc., a private Toronto-based merchant banking company focused principally in the resource and raw materials sector. Mr. Lawrick has extensive executive management experience in the mining and mineral exploration sector, and has held several positions in the private investment sector. Mr. Lawrick is a director of several public mining development and exploration companies.

Teodora Dechev, P. Eng, MBA, ICD.D


Teodora Dechev is   President, and CEO and Director of Mundoro Capital Inc., a Vancouver-based company that invests in , acquires, and develops mineral resource properties in Serbia, Bulgaria and Mexico.  Ms. Dechev brings over 20 years of investment banking experience and has participated in financings for more than half a billion dollars in the mining sector.  Her career in investment banking includes work at Desjardins Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets; and National Bank Financial.  She holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Canada, a Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering (B.A.Sc.) in Geological & Mineral Engineering from the University of Toronto, is a licensed Professional Engineer in both British Columbia and Ontario, and holds the ICD.D designation.

Wendell Zerb, B.Sc. P.Geo.

Board Advisor

Mr. Zerb has over 30 years combined work experience in mining, mineral exploration / development, and capital markets.  His technical experience includes senior positions in generative mineral exploration, development and open pit and underground mining of base and precious metals.  In capital markets, Mr. Zerb previously served as Director, Research Analyst, Metals and Mining (Canaccord Genuity Inc.), Vice President of Research and Institutional Sales and President and CEO of a wholly owned US subsidiary (PI Financial).  Most recently, Mr. Zerb was President and CEO of Exeter Resource Corp.  During his tenure at Exeter, Mr. Zerb directed the re-engineering development program of the Caspiche gold-copper deposit in Northern Chile.  Exeter was successfully purchased in an all share takeover, valued at approximately $250 million, by Goldcorp Inc. in June 2017.  Mr. Zerb is a registered Professional Geologist with the Association of Professional Engineers, and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Pamela White

Corporate Secretary

Ms. White has over 25 years experience in the TSX Venture Exchange industry, working as a senior securities legal assistant for over 15 years.  Ms. White joined Serengeti as Corporate Secretary in 2006.  She currently provides corporate compliance and regulatory filing consulting services to Canadian private and public corporations, acting as Corporate Secretary.

Quinn Harper

Chief Geologist

Quinn Harper has been involved with exploration for various deposit types throughout BC, the Yukon, Ontario and Alaska over his 10-year career. Mr. Harper joined Serengeti as Chief Geologist in 2017, tasked with managing Serengeti’s exploration portfolio as well as the advancement of the Kwanika project through the completion of a Pre-Feasibility Study. Prior to joining Serengeti, Mr. Harper was Senior Geologist with AuRico Gold and AuRico Metals through the discovery and subsequent delineation of the Kemess East deposit. In early 2016, Mr. Harper accepted a position with Kiska Metals charged with managing programs in BC and Alaska, as well as completing a detailed study of the Chuchi alkalic porphyry project in north-central BC. Mr. Harper was born and raised in northern British Columbia and continues to draw heavily on his rural ancestry to advance mineral projects in the north.

Sheri Rempel


Ms. Rempel has more than 25 years of accounting and financial management experience. She joined Serengeti in the role of Controller in 2007. Ms. Rempel started her career with public companies in 2001 and currently provides senior financial and advisory services to Canadian private and public corporations, acting in officer or Controller capacities.

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