Adam Smits

Chief Operating Officer/Executive Director

Nzuri Copper Ltd


Mr Smits is a mechanical engineer with a successful 20 year career across Australia and for the past 10 years in francophone West Africa where he has held a variety of project development and operational roles, most recently guiding the Sissingue project in Côte d’Ivoire (owned by Perseus Mining Ltd) to construction commencement.
An experienced and successful project director, Mr Smits led the successful DFS through to development of TiZir Ltd’s US$650M Grand Côte mineral sands project and played a pivotal role in Mineral Deposits Ltd’s US$330M Sabodala Gold Mine (now owned by Teranga Gold Corporation). Mr Smits has also held roles with Placer Dome Asia Pacific and Lycopodium Engineering.