President & CEO, Sama Resources Inc.
Dr. Audet has over 28 years of geological experience in Base Metals, including international nickel sulphide and laterite exploration and development with major mining companies such as Xstrata Nickel and Falconbridge. During his career, he specialized in Project Management in foreign countries as well as in Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve estimations and reporting. He has been actively involved in exploration projects for Falconbridge/Xstrata Nickel in Canada, Africa, South-America and in Caribbean.
His project experience includes the Falcondo laterite nickel operation, the newly discovered Serra do Tapas and Vale dos Sonhos deposits in Brazil and New Caledonia’s Koniambo nickel cobalt laterite project. Dr. Audet was the Manager of Resource Estimation and Mine Development, and the Exploration Manager and Chief Geologist for Falconbridge in New Caledonia. In the 90’s he was the Director of Operations for Falconbridge International Investments Limited in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa
As of March 2010, Dr Audet became President and CEO of Sama Resources Inc, an emerging junior company, focused mostly on the exploration, development, and acquisition of Nickel-Copper properties in West Africa.