BSc, MSc, FAIG, FAusIMM
David has been a Non-Executive Director of Investigator Resources since December 2006. He commenced his career in 1964 as a geologist with Broken Hill South Limited, and was involved with the exploration that led to the discovery of the Duchess phosphate deposit near Mt Isa.
Between 1966 and 1968 David worked as an underground geologist for Mt Isa Mines and then as senior geologist responsible for exploration in NW Queensland and the Northern Territory. He joined Newmont Pty Limited as Chief Geologist in 1979 having been Senior Lecturer in Economic Geology at SAIT (later the University of South Australia) – for eight years prior.
From 1979 to 2000 David held various Exploration Manager positions in Newmont Australia Limited (which became Newcrest Mining Limited in 1991) covering the Pacific, Europe and Asia, Ireland and Scotland. He established Newcrest in Indonesia and supervised the team that discovered the Gosowong gold deposit in Halmahera. David retired from Newcrest in 2000 as Manager Strategic Planning, assisting in advising the Board on long term and strategic planning.
David was Principal of consulting firm Vidoro Pty Limited from 2000 - 2014, engaged primarily in preparation of technical reports for submission to the Toronto and Australian Stock Exchanges on exploration properties and mines in Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Indonesia, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, PNG and The Philippines.