Warwick Smith

CEO & Director at American Pacific Mining

Warwick Smith is a seasoned venture capitalist with decades of experience in leadership, corporate finance and M&A with a focus on the resource sector since 1999.

At just 30 years old, Warwick was a founding shareholder of Riverside Resources Inc. before becoming CEO of Western Pacific Resources Corp. at just 33 where he successfully negotiated the transaction to acquire the Deer Trail Mine (now operated by MAG Silver) after which he raised $18M in capital.

As current CEO and Director of America Pacific Mining Corp., Smith negotiated the transaction to purchase the past-producing Madison Mine in Montana, a joint venture, earn-in agreement with major, Rio Tinto, a transaction that has subsequently been nominated for the S&P Global Platts Deal Of The Year for 2020.

As an industry expert, Smith has been featured on Bloomberg, Benzinga, Mining Journal, Northern Mining, S&P Global Platts, Kitco, Traders TV and Mining Weekly and continues to be a significant early investor in both technology and mining companies.