About Our Team
David Potter is a geologist with 24 years’ experience having worked across a broad range of commodities and geological positioned with companies such as Resolute Limited, Summit Resources, Delta Gold, Placer Dome, Reed Resources, Norton Goldfields and Excelsior Gold.
More recently he has acted as a resource consultant to a number of private and ASX listed exploration and mining companies.
David brings a particularly strong background in finance and strategic evaluation of projects and operations to the company.
Diversified “hands” on managerial experience across the resource industry.
Proven strategic evaluation skills in order to achieve superior commercial outcomes.
Balanced approach identifying risk
Well balanced approach to identifying problems/risk and subsequent resolutions through a combination of pragmatism and innovation.
High level communicational skills
A demonstrated capacity of superior communicational skills across all levels and stakeholders.
Master in Mineral Economic 2011
Securities Institute of Australia 2000
Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment
University of Western Australia 1993
Bachelor of Science Geology
Member of AIG – Competent person for JORC, VALMIN, audit statements
Rossmoyne Senior High School (Perth) 1987
Micromine Training courses 2010-2016
Surpac training courses 2005/07
Doing it in the Dark and Sampling High-nugget Gold deposit 2006 – Snowden
Presentations and papers at various conferences including Diggers and Dealers, RIU,
Australian Gold Symposium 2004-present
Attendance at various conferences 2004-present
The `Regolith Factor’ in mineral exploration 2004 – Bolster, Simon J.S
Drill Management for the non-driller/geologist 2003 – The WA school of mining, engineering and Construction
Finacial Management and Project Investment Analysis 2003 – Dr B. Verbann
Delivering together training courses 2002 – Ash Consulting
Frac viewer training course 2002 – Fractural graphics
MapInfo training course 2001 – Fugro geosoft solution
Vulcan, training course 2001 – Maptek
Orogenic Gold Workshop 2001 – Dr D.I. Groves
Datamine training course 2000 – Datamine
Regolith Geochemistry workshop 2000 – Dr Lousia Lawrence
Aeromagnetic interpretation 2000 – Dr D Isles
New Generation of Gold Mines 1999 – Australian Minerals Foundation
Mt Isa Inlier Field excursion 1997 – G.M.Derrick
Use of Minemap for Resource/Reserve Models 1997
Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology (Eastern Goldfields) 1996 – Dr Ivor Roberts
Gold Plant Operators Course 1995 – WASM
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