Dr. David Broughton has more than 30 years of experience in mineral exploration. He was instrumental in the discovery of two major mineral deposits with Ivanhoe Mines, including the Flatreef PGM-nickel-copper-gold deposit in South Africa, and the Kamoa copper deposit in the DRC. He was co-leader of the Kamoa Discovery team that was the 2015 recipient of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) prestigious Thayer Lindsley Award for International Mineral Discovery, and co-recipient of AME BC's 2016 Colin Spence Award for Excellence in Mineral Exploration, for the discovery of the Flatreef deposit. He was awarded the Des Pretorius Memorial Award from the Geological Society of South Africa for lifetime achievement in economic geology. Dr. Broughton received a BSc. (Hons) and a MSc. in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo and a Ph.D. in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, the Geological Association of Canada, and the Geological Society of South Africa.
Dr. David Broughton
Bob Jacko has more than 35 years of experience in both underground and open pit operations within North America. Mr. Jacko is a mining engineer with extensive experience in mine start-ups, project development, mature operations and closure. In the past eight years, Mr. Jacko has focused on engineering oversight working on a variety of preliminary economic assessments, pre-feasibility studies and feasibilities studies for mining projects. Prior to that, Mr. Jacko’s positions included, Vice President and General Manager, Projects for Thompson Creek Metals Inc., General Manager at the Pogo Mine in Alaska, General Manager at Red Dog Operations, Mine Manager at the Polaris Mine and Mine Manager at the Sullivan Mine.