President, CEO & Director, Almaden Minerals & Almadex Minerals
Roundup 2018 – Theme Session – Think Zinc!
Morgan Poliquin graduated from the UBC Geological Engineering program in 1994. He earned his Masters of Science in Geology at the University of Auckland, studying geothermal systems and epithermal gold deposits and his PhDin Geology from the University of Exeter (Camborne School of Mines) studying the geology and mineral deposits of eastern Mexico. Morgan first came to work with his father at Almaden after finishing his Master’s degree in 1996. His PhD research was combined with the prospecting program he led in Eastern Mexico for the Company. This exploration directly led to the Company’s involvement and acquisition of Almadex’s Mexican portfolio of projects, the Caballo Blanco and Ixtaca projects and the subsequent discoveries made on these projects. Morgan is the President and CEO of both Almaden and Almadex and oversees the corporate and technical direction of Almaden and Almadex’s prospecting and property exploration programs.