Vice President of Exploration and Geoscience, Liberty Gold Corp.
Moira Smith is the Vice President of Exploration and Geoscience for Liberty Gold Corp. and a Director of Discovery Metals Corp. Formerly Chief Geologist, Nevada, for Fronteer Gold Inc., Dr. Smith was instrumental in the successful advancement of Fronteer Gold’s Long Canyon deposit, the catalyst for a 2.3 billion dollar sale of the company to Newmont Mining Corp. Moira and her team developed an understanding of the geology and controls on mineralization at Long Canyon while building the geological model for ongoing exploration and resource growth.
Prior to Fronteer Gold, Moira served as U.S. Exploration Manager, Senior Geologist and Project Manager for Teck Resources Ltd. where she managed exploration programs for several high-profile, advanced-stage projects throughout the Americas, including the Pogo gold deposit in Alaska; the Petaquilla Cu-Mo-Au porphyry deposit in Panama; and the El Limon gold deposit in Mexico, all presently in production. Dr. Smith has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Arizona and is a Professional Geoscientist with APEGBC. She has held board or executive positions with numerous industry associations and is the 2020 President-Elect for the Society of Economic Geologists.