Richard is a geologist with more than 25 years of mineral exploration experience in Africa and South America. He was educated in Zimbabwe and South Africa and is registered as a Professional Geologist in Ontario and as a Chartered Geologist in the UK.
He has led exploration teams that have discovered copper and gold deposits in South America while living in Ecuador. Subsequent to moving to Canada ten years ago, he worked on the giant Las Cristinas gold deposit in Venezuela before taking up his current post as CEO of U3O8 Corp. His South American focus continued with U3O8 Corp’s team amassing uranium and battery commodity resources in Argentina, Colombia and Guyana. His aim is implement responsible mining practices that are compatible with environmental stewardship and social acceptance.