Stephen Hughes is an economic geologist with over 20 years of technical and management experience covering exploration, development and mine geology. Specializing in porphyry copper-gold, skarn and epithermal systems, he has led the discovery-delineation and development of more than 2 billion tonnes of copper-gold resources in the Asia-Pacific region since 1999. Mr. Hughes worked at Freeport-McMoRan at the giant Grasberg open pit and underground mines and more recently as Vice President of Exploration at Asiamet Resources where he was responsible for the development of the BKM copper, BKZ polymetallic and Beutong porphyry Cu-Au deposits. He is currently VP, Exploration and a director at C3 Metals Inc. He holds an honors degree in geology from St. Mary’s University in Nova Scotia.
March 12, 2021