Dr Douglas Haynes
B.SC (HONS), PH.D, MAUSIMM
Former Chief Scientist with Western Mining Corporation Ltd, then at BHP Minerals and BHP Billiton Minerals as Chief Geologist. Initiated various successful mineral resource discoveries, either directly or through collaborative effort, including seven large base metal or gold deposits: Olympic Dam Cu-Au-U-REE, Wirrda Well Cu-Au-U-REE (South Australia), Nifty Cu (Western Australia), Yandan Au (Queensland), Ernest Henry Cu-Au (Queensland), Kamoa Cu (Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ivanplats Ltd), and gold deposits, particularly Yam 14 within the Yamarna greenstone belt (Western Australia).
Dr Darryn Hedger
B.APPSC, M.APPSC, PH.D, MAUSIMM, MSEG, MAIG
Geologist / hydrogeologist with over 25 years’ experience in minerals exploration. Masters Degree from University of NSW, PhD from the University of Queensland. Held positions with BHP Minerals, Freeport McMoran, BP Minerals and Zapopan, and has been involved with the discovery of several gold and uranium deposits in the Northern Territory. Has worked on gold, copper, base metal, uranium and REE projects in Australia, USA, Namibia, Turkey and PNG. Experienced geochemist who has worked in covered environment, both in Australia and international, using a variety of modern deep penetration geochemical techniques. Graduate Diploma in Hydrology from Flinders University, SA, and also specializes in hydrochemistry and groundwater modelling.