David is an economic geologist with 35 years of worldwide experience and established the new AngloGold exploration team in South America in 1999. He took the company into Colombia and resulted in the discovery of the giant La Colosa gold deposit (+20Moz).
David is the founder of Stratex International Plc and also Horizonte Minerals Plc both AIM listed companies. He is also a founder of Rathdowney Resources, Medgold Resources and Erris Resources. David is first and foremost a field economic geologist. In Egypt, as Exploration Manager for Minex from 1985 to 1989, he discovered the Abu Marawat and Hamama deposits. He also managed the exploration team responsible for the discovery of the new Afar Epithermal Gold Province in Ethiopia and Djibouti, now one of the TSR assets.
He is responsible for and led teams for the discovery of Romero in the Dominican Republic (2.6Moz), Zarshuran in Iran (+3Moz) and Oksut in Turkey (1.25Moz) and has been involved in all levels of exploration and development.