Experience

Over 35 years experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry mostly as a consultant and also including staff positions with major (Placer Exploration 1980-1983) and junior (Chief Geologist, Austpac Gold 1985-1989) explorers.

Significant projects worked on include:

Argentina Del Carmen, Ortiga, Cerro Moro, Cerro Negro, Veladero, Lama, Poposa, Rio Grande, Huevos Verdes, Saavedra, Martinetas, La Manchuria, La Paloma, Cuya, Carolina, Quevar, Virginia, Joaquin, El Tranquillo (COSE), Las Calandrias, La Curva, Sierra Moreno.
Australia Gympie, Kidston, Cracow, Temora, Goonumbla, Cadia-Ridgeway, Browns Creek, Cobar, Sofala, Cargo, Selwyn and environs, Anthony Mo, West Wyalong, Cloncurry district, Drummond Basin epithermal Au, Anastasia, Mt Terrible, Arkaroola, Mineral Hill, Copper Hill, Tick Hill, Peak Hill, Twin Hills, Broken Hill district, Lucknow, Chilligoe, Mungana, Rawbelle Mo-Cu, Atunga, Burraga Cu, Burra Cu, McPhillamy’s, Esk Trough, Conrad, Drake Goldfield, Tooloom, Rhyolite Creek, Maryborough Au-Cu, Temora porphyry belt, Gawler Craton Ag, Stavely, Mt Isa district IOCG, Mt Morgan district and others.
Bolivia San Cristobal.
Canada Cinola, White Project, Yukon Gold Field.
Chile El Peñón, San Cristobal, Caspiche, El Guanaco, Maricunga Belt gold porphyries, Northern Chile Cu porphyries, La Copia, El Indio, Pascua, Coyhaique, Cutter Cove, Copiapo district IOCG and others.
China Jiang Cha Ling, Zhongdian.
Ecuador Frute del Norte, Gaby, Rio Blanco, Quimsasocha.
Fiji Emperor, Mt Kasi, Tuvatu, Namosi, Wainivesi, Kingston, Faddy’s, Vuda, Cirianiu.
Indonesia Kelian, Mesel, Batu Hijau, Sangihe Is., Way Linggo, Rawas, Mt Muro, Toka Tindung, Gosowong, Romang Is., Sumba Is., Jampang, Wonogiri, Mirah and others.
 Japan Epithermal gold search (formerly Chief Geologist Austpac Gold), later reviews of the NICAM JV for MIM.
 Malaysia Penjom.
 Mexico Sierra Madre, Ocampo, Palmarejo, Tahueheuto, Ixhuatan, Namiquipa, Pinos Altos, Caballo Blanco, La India.
 New Zealand Coromandel Peninsula, Ohui, Neavesville, Puhipuhi, Reefton, Ohakuri, Sams Creek, Oturehua, Glenorchy and regional.
 Papua New Guinea Porgera, Lihir Is., Nena/Frieda, Simberi/Tabar Is., Wau district (Edie Creek, Hamata, Kerimenge, Hidden Valley & regional), Woodlark Is., Tolukuma, Kainantu (Bilimoia), Wafi, Mt Kare, Crater Mt, Sudest Is., Malaumanda, Oguadi, Nakru and others.
Peru Pierina, Arcata, Caylloma, Ares, Corani, Santa Ana, Sipan, Selene District, Explorador, La Arena, La Granja, Constancia, La Zanja, Orcopampa, Tantahuatay, Pucamarca and others.
Philippines Didipio, Hinoba-an, Northern Luzon, Southern Luzon, Eastern Mindanao, Taguibo and others.
Russia Asacha, Rodnikova (Kamchatka), Kupol (Chukotka), Ducat, Albazino. Dvionoye.
Solomon Islands Regional, Gold Ridge.
Thailand Loei Belt, Chatree.
Turkey Kiziltepe, Konac, Mastra, Torul, Sogut, Himmetede, Aslantepe and others.
USA Sleeper, Mercur, Goldstrike, Gold Basin, Fort Knox district Alaska.
Other countries include Honduras, Brazil, Caribbean States, Vanuatu, Laos, Mongolia, Suriname, Paraguay, Iceland, Greece, Panama, Serbia, Bulgaria.