Geology for Non-geologists is a one day workshop designed for professionals working in the exploration and mining industry to gain a greater insight in the sector to enable greater engagement and understanding to enhance performance in ones on own role. The course will be taught in English with simultaneous translation to Spanish.
Dr. Stuart Smith
Stuart is currently Vice President – Mineral Resources for NDH Mining. He has 30 years global exploration experience spanning the spectrum from global Project generation to mine geology with a track record of Discovery in browfields and greenfields arenas.
Prior to NDH, Stuart was Technical Director _ Strategy & New Projects for Teck Resources Ltd., based in Vancouver, Canada. In this role Stuart lead the team with global responsability for new exploration Project review and capture. Prior to that Stuart held the role of Specialist _ Global Copper for teck, based in Santiago, Chile in which he had responsability for Teck´s global Cu exploration portfolio.
Before joining Teck, Stuart was Chief Geologist for the Oxiana – OZ Minerals – MMG group of companies and subsequently with the founders of Oxiana in the G- Resources, Tigers Realm and EMR companies. In these roles Stuart was responsable for activities across the full spectrum from global Project identification and review to brownfields exploration and in-mine resource evaluation.
Stuart holds a BSc (Hons 1) degree from the university of new England , Armidale, Australia and PhD from CODES at the University Tasmania, Australia.