BSc (Hons), MAusIMM, MSEG, MAIG, MGSA
John has been a Director of Investigator Resources since its inception as Southern Uranium in July 2005 and was appointed the Managing Director in December 2006. A geologist by training and exploration manager of 40-years’ experience, John initiated the Company’s strategy and development of its strong ground and innovative resouce opportunities in the southern Gawler Craton of South Australia.
In his previous roles with Aberfoyle and then as General Manager Exploration Australia for Mt Isa Mines Exploration, he has explored in most Australian jurisdictions for a wide range of commodities with an emphasis on the major; lead, zinc, silver, copper, gold, tin and nickel mining centres including Kalgoorlie, Broken Hill, McArthur River, Tasmania, central New South Wales, Mount Isa/Ernest Henry and the Gawler Craton.
John led teams in the discoveries of the Paris silver, Angas zinc and White Dam gold deposits in South Australia and several mineral sands deposits in the Murray Basin. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Southern Gold Limited from 2004 to 2008. He is a former President of the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy from 2000 to 2002 and is a current member of the South Australian Government’s Mining and Energy Advisory Council and the Advisory Board for the University of Adelaide's Institute for Minerals and Energy Research.