Chief Geologist

David First

David is a highly experienced geologist with over 35yrs of mineral exploration experience, primarily focused on the discovery of world-class Cu &/or Au deposits in Australia, SW Pacific, East & SE Asia, Europe and North America. He also has familiarity exploring for base metal (VMS, sed-hosted Cu, SEDEX Zn-Pb) and Ni-sulfide / PGM deposits. David has held a number of senior technical and management roles for Billiton, BHP Billiton, Phelps Dodge and Freeport-McMoRan, primarily focused on generating and evaluating exploration opportunities. He is a graduate from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London.‍