Jeff has 38 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry and has spent the last 12 years exploring for base and precious-metals deposits in South America. Prior to heading up Minera Cobre he was VP exploration of Red Eagle Mining and VP exploration at Peregrine Metals. He also previously served as senior geologist for twelve years with Teck Resources responsible for identifying and evaluating mine development opportunities and generating and managing exploration projects throughout the Andes and Patagonia. During this time he was instrumental in two grass roots copper discoveries. Jeff holds a BSc. in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MSc. in Geology from Queen’s University.