Global Ore Discovery has assembled a team of experienced and talented geologists and corporate support staff.  We pride ourselves on our high standard of professionalism and on our ability to deliver cost-effective, high quality, geological and corporate services and products to our clients.

STEPHEN NANO – DIRECTOR AND PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Stephen Nano has over 30 years international experience in the exploration and mining industry. He is a founder, director and principal consultant of Global Ore Discovery.

He has over 15 years’ experience in running successful public listed and private exploration companies in Canada and Australia where he has served as Director, CEO and Vice President of Exploration.  Mr Nano has extensive knowledge of precious metal and copper deposits and has a track record for attracting investment to advance exploration and build shareholder value.

Stephen is a fellow and Chartered Professional Geologist with the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a Qualified Person as defined under NI 43-101.

EDUCATION

  • University of New England, NSW, Australia – BSc (Hons) (Geology)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Fellow, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • AusIMM Chartered Professional (Geologist)
  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member, Society of Economic Geologists

EXPERTISE

  • 30 years’ experience as economic geologist across a wide range of terrains and deposit styles, globally.
  • Over 15 years in corporate management roles as founder, officer, director and CEO of successful publicly listed and private mineral and energy exploration companies.
  • Directly contributed to the discovery of a number several multi-million ounce gold and silver deposits and large copper projects.
  • Wide ranging expertise in tectonic analysis, target generation and detailed knowledge of epithermal gold-silver, porphyry copper intrusion related gold and Carlin style gold systems.
  • An established track record of successful corporate management and building shareholder value through discovery and resource definition.

DARYL NUNN – DIRECTOR AND PRINCIPAL GEOSCIENTIST

Daryl has 18 years experience as a generative and integrated targeting geologist, consulting to precious metal explorers in Indonesia, South American Andes, Tien Shan Belt Central Asia, Central America Volcanic Belt Mexico/Guatemala and Australia’s Tasman Fold Belt. He is a Global Ore Discovery founder and principal geoscientist.

Daryl has extensive experience in exploration & drill hole program design, management & implementation and has contributed to virgin system discoveries & new brownfields precious metal resource definition.

Daryl is Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has held board and management positions with private exploration companies since 2011.

EDUCATION

  • University of Queensland, QLD, Australia – BSc (Hons) (Earth Sciences)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Geoscientists
  • Member, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member, Society of Economic Geologists

EXPERTISE

  • Extensive experience in exploration and drill hole program design, management and implementation.
  • Contributed to virgin system discoveries and new mine resources in the Maricunga gold-porphyry high sulphidation belt, Patagonia low sulphidation gold-silver province and low sulphidation gold-silver systems in Eastern Australia.
  • His 3D geological interpretation, project evaluation and modelling experience spans several mineralisation styles including porphyry copper/molybdenum deposits, intrusive related/mesothermal gold, uranium and coal.
  • Expert at using integrated GIS, developing geological models and interpreting advanced spectral alteration mapping to analyse mineral systems, identify quality and novel targets and unlock unrealised value in exploration assets.

KYLIE BRAUND – PRINCIPAL GEOSCIENCE CONSULTANT

Kylie was previously Group Manager, Brownfields Exploration South East Asia with one of the world’s most successful gold companies with responsibility for an $80M exploration budget. Kylie has more than 20 years experience leading integrated exploration programs targeting gold and copper discoveries and resource definition. She has led new mineralisation discovery at Toka Tindung, Cracow, Gosowong, Lihir, Namosi & Telfer.

EDUCATION

  • Flinders University, SA, Australia – BSc
  • University of Queensland, QLD, Australia –  MPhil (Geology, Geochemistry)

PROFSSSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

EXPERTISE

  • Kylie was previously Newcrest Mining Ltd’s Group Manager Brownfields Exploration, responsible for an $80M Asia Pacific exploration budget, discovering mineralisation at Cracow, Gosowong, Lihir, Namosi and Telfer.
  • Her exploration and corporate credentials extend to a comprehensive understanding of regulatory, legal and ethical issues affecting projects and management and real business acumen including risk mitigation.
  • She has a proven track record in determining exploration priorities and leading effective, pragmatic exploration programs across a variety of ore deposit types and locations.

JUSTIN SCOTT – OPERATIONS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Justin has over 15 years experience in the natural resources industry across a wide spectrum of exploration, appraisal, mining, rehabilitation and research activities. He has facilitated and led targeted, structured business improvement projects to enhance mine operations, delivering significant returns on investment. Justin has worked with Global Ore Discovery for over 8 years in several capacities, as a Senior Technical Consultant and most recently as our Operations and Business Development Manager

EDUCATION

  • University of Queensland, QLD, Australia – BSc (Earth Sciences)
  • University of Queensland, QLD, Australia – MPhil (Geostatistics)
  • University of Melbourne, Grad Cert. Project Management

EXPERTISE

  • Identifying partnership opportunities for Global Ore Discovery and our clients and for developing our workforce recruitment solutions.
  • Justin’s expertise lies in his ability to apply geostatistics to natural resource challenges, including drill hole spacing optimisation, resource estimate risk quantification and coal blending.
  • He has led teams of specialists in integrated orebody targeting, project appraisals and million-dollar business improvement projects.

DEAN HARMSTON – MANAGER SPATIAL INFORMATION AND SPECTRAL SERVICES 

Dean has over 10 years experience applying remote sensing data interpretation to mineral exploration in low/high sulfidation epithermal and porphyry systems. Dean is an expert at remotely mapping alteration systems for epithermal Au/Ag, porphyry and high sulfidation epithermal Au/Cu/Mo systems. Dean’s field follow up of anomalies using Global Ore’s fully portable SWIR spectrometer has been highly effective for targeting in remote areas.

EDUCATION

  • University of Southern Queensland – Currently completing a bachelor of spatial science technology

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute

EXPERTISE

  • Dean has extensive knowledge when it comes to satellite imagery; WorldView, Aster, Landsat, Sentinel, Hyperion.
  • He is responsible for developing advanced techniques for image screening, acquisition, processing and validation.
  • Dean is expert at remotely mapping alteration systems associated with epithermal gold/silver, porphyry and high sulphidation epithermal gold/copper/molybdenum systems, having worked on multi-commodity deposits and prospects across Central and South America, Central Asia and Australia.
  • Developing and implementing GIS solutions
  • Dean was one of the first people in Australia to apply PSM-3500 field portable spectrometry to minerals exploration. He develops innovative algorithms for the analysis of shortwave infra-red spectral data which assist in focussed exploration and discoveries.

ANITRA ROSS – SENIOR CONSULTANT GEOLOGIST AND QAQC SPECIALIST

Anitra has 25+ years of exploration experience working on Archean and Proterozoic Au, Porphyry Cu and Epithermal Au-Ag. Anitra is expert in QAQC, data validation and geochemical analysis. She has produced QAQC guidelines, conducted laboratory audits and been responsible for QAQC for NI-43101 and JORC reported resources. She has associated skills in dataset compilation, database management and geochemical evaluation.

Anitra’s attention to detail and understanding of public reporting requirements provides our clients certainty when exploration results are released to market.

EDUCATION

  • University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia – BSc (Hons) (Applied Science)
  • University of Western Australia, WA, Australia – MSc (Ore Deposit Geology & Evaluation)
  • Queensland University of Technology, QLD, Australia – currently studying MLIS

PROFSSSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Australian Institute of Geoscientists

EXPERTISE

  • Her expertise in QAQC and data validation includes producing QAQC guidelines, laboratory audit templates and reviews, and QAQC monitoring and data validation on projects ranging from grass roots to resource definition, including Achaean and Proterozoic gold, Porphyry copper and Epithermal gold-silver.
  • Associated skills in dataset compilation, database management and geochemical evaluation.
  • Anitra’s attention to detail and understanding of statutory requirements provides our clients certainty when exploration results are being released to market whether in North America or elsewhere around the globe.

ROXANE NANO – CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Roxane is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Governance and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Company Secretaries and Administrators. Roxane has over 30 years Australian and South American experience and a track record for providing astute and timely corporate guidance and financial assurance in challenging and multicultural environments.

EDUCATION

  • University of New England, NSW, Australia – BFinAdmin (Accounting)
  • Governance Institute of Australia – GdipAppCorGov

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Chartered Accountant of Australia and New Zealand
  • Fellow, Institute of Corporate Governance
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Company Secretaries and Administrators

EXPERTISE

  • Her experience extends to audit, company administration and financial reporting, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, capital raising and company secretarial responsibilities.
  • Over the past 10 years she has held roles as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for private exploration companies operating in Australasia.
  • She has held managerial roles in the audit division of KPMG and PWC, two of the Big 4 accountancy firms in Australia, Bolivia and Chile.
  • She has extensive knowledge of accounts preparation, office administration and HR practices.

WILLIAM EVANS – SENIOR TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT

William has over 14 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry with an emphasis on challenges in mining and exploration environments. William develops innovative and effective ways for our clients to operate and explore more efficiently, securely and effectively through data capture, storage and distribution technology strategies and deployment solutions.

EDUCATION

  • University of Queensland, QLD, Australia – BSc

PROFSSSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Information Technology Professionals Association

EXPERTISE

  • He has provided Managed IT support and services for our clients in Australia, Canada, Argentina, Chile and Peru, with his unique language and cultural experience
  • He has worked to bridge the technology gap between field operations and the head office, leveraging his understanding of the exploration sector and GIS systems
  • He has established an IT security-first culture, both internally and for our clients, adapting to the rapidly changing security challenges of modern IT
  • He has designed, deployed, migrated and managed JORC and NI 43-101 compliant geochemical database systems for our clients, and built innovative mobile field mapping and geological data collection systems for field geologists in some of the harshest environments on the planet
  • He has helped clients to identify IT workflow bottlenecks and developed solutions replacing clunky Excel and legacy database systems with collaborative, cloud based platforms such as Quick Base, at a fraction of the cost of traditional ERP systems
  • He is also proficient in geological spectroscopy, is licenced for Portable X-Ray equipment operation, and has undertaken many spectral geology projects that have identified alteration zones, using Global Ore Discovery’s PSM3500 infrared spectrometer.