Mr. Richard Leveille is currently a Consulting Geologist focusing on mineral exploration in Australia, South America and the United States. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of Exploration for Freeport Copper & Gold and managed the team that added 54 billion pounds of Copper to reserves and made the Chukarui Peki discovery in Serbia which shared the 2016 PDAC Thayer Lindsley International Mineral Discovery Award. Mr. Leveille held senior VP and geologist roles with Phelps Dodge in South America and Kennecott Exploration in the United States. Richard has a Masters in Geology from the University of Alaska and is regularly published on his geological finds and research.
Craig is an innovative, precious-metals-oriented consulting geologist with over 40 years of experience in domestic and international exploration. Previously, he contributed to the evolution of the Stillwater PGE project from initial exploration stage to a positive production decision. He held a senior exploration position with Gold Fields Exploration Inc, where he led gold exploration programs in Central America and Canada and provided the catalyst for Gold Field’s entry into the Arctic Platinum partnership with Outokumpu. Craig also acted as gold exploration manager for Newcrest Resources in South America. Criag has a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Oregon and was a Fulbright Scholar from to the University of Edinburgh, Scotland as well credited with numerous publications throughout his career.