Neil O'Brien

Senior Vice President Exploration and Business Development

Canadian and British citizen born 1960. Dr. O'Brien has more than 20 years experience in the international mining industry. He holds a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Dr. O'Brien began his career in the early 1980s in Mine Exploration with leading Canadian companies, including Kidd Creek Mines Ltd. Since 1990, Dr. O'Brien has held several positions within the Teck Cominco group, including the position of General Manager, Minera Teck Cominco. Dr. O'Brien has extensive international experience in early to advanced stage exploration for zinc, copper and gold.