David is a Chartered Geologist a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and a Member of the Society of Economic Geologists with over 25 years of international experience in the mining industry, with roles ranging from Exploration Geologist to President and CEO of a listed company.
He has worked in many jurisdictions including Australia, Venezuela, Canada, Indonesia and Scandinavia across a broad range of deposit styles, from epithermal gold, orogenic gold, porphyry copper, IOCG, sedex, VMS and magmatic nickel sulphide.
His specialties are 3D geological modelling, exploration targeting, project review and project troubleshooting. He has built up mining teams, overseen the shutdown and restart of mining operations and negotiated offtake and co-operation agreements.
As a corporate executive, he has led; acquisitions, joint ventures, successful financings and served on the board. He has been involved in industry advisory roles on mining law reform and sustainability forums.