Chief Technical Advisor, SolGold Plc.
Steve has more than 29 years of experience as an exploration geologist with large and small mining companies. He has participated in the gold and copper projects of more than 25 clients in over 15 countries. He worked with Newmont Mining for ten years, including two years as Chief Geologist in Nevada. Steve is a fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Steve is one of the leading authorities on porphyry, epithermal and Carlin-style mineralization in the circum-Pacific region. He has been involved in several, major exploration and mining projects, including the Batu Hijau porphyry mine in Indonesia; the mines of the Carlin and Battle Mountain Trends in Nevada; the Santa Barbara porphyry deposit and recently discovered world-class Alpala porphyry deposit, both in Ecuador.
Steve is an independent consultant based in Perth, Australia. He is an adjunct research fellow at the Centre for Exploration Targeting at the University of Western Australia. Steve is chief technical advisor to SolGold Plc. (SOLG:L and SOLG:TSX-V) and technical advisor to Japan Gold Corp (JG:TSX-V).