David Hobby
Technical Director & Chief Geologist

David is an Economic geologist and has been involved in the minerals industry for over 30 years. Since graduating from the University of Canberra in 1989 David has worked in a variety of geological terrains in Australia, Asia, South America, USA and Africa, and has experience in all facets of the minerals project cycle with a focus on exploration and evaluation.

David has held senior geological management and consulting positions with listed and private companies and progressed several projects through to feasibility and pre-production, including the Adelong Gold Project, Broula King Gold Project, Webb’s Silver Project and the Woodlawn Zn-Cu project.

David has been focused on SE Asia since 2013. His geological qualifications and experience are complemented with skills in project management, environmental management, Occupational Health and Safety, contractor, government and stakeholder management.

David has been a member of AusIMM for 24 years and qualifies as a Competent Person under the JORC Code for a range of mineral deposit styles. David has also published and presented at conferences and seminars and is a former member of the NSW Minerals Council, Metalliferous Mining Committee.