Chris Thompson

Chris Thompson
Head of Mining Research
M.Sc (Eng), P.Geo





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Chris joined PI Financial in 2018 as a Precious Metals Analyst and Head of Mining Research. Chris has over 18 years of research experience most recently covering precious metals companies across the development spectrum from multinational diversified miners to single asset development companies. Chris also has expertise in covering smaller cap junior mining and exploration companies focusing on base metals, diamonds and uranium. Prior to working in equity research Chris worked internationally as a geologist and mineral economist for junior exploration companies through to major mining companies. In 2011, Mr. Thompson was awarded the StarMine Top Analyst award for stockpicker in the Metals and Mining sector.

Mr. Thompson holds a Master of Science degree in Mineral Economics, a Graduate Degree in Mining Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mining and Exploration Geology from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He is also a registered professional geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and a member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.