Senior Geologist and Exploration Manager
Claudio has strong project management and local regional exploration experience, having spent the last two years northwest of Leonora with Round Oak Minerals’ (Subsidiary of Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX:SOL)) Jaguar project, advancing Au and VMS Exploration.
With a focus on highly competent data acquisition, assessment, interpretation and statutory reporting; pastoralists / heritage and stakeholder relationships, Claudio has a strong track record of nourishing exploration teams to technical success, discovery and growth.
Claudio has a wealth of experience across multiple Eastern Goldfields projects. From target generation and systematic ranking, pragmatic exploration to discovery and managing all aspects through to resource drill-out, including high-grade narrow vein Au, epithermal Au, structural Cu-Au, base metals, VMS, BHT, IOCG/ISCG, and HREE’s deposits.
Claudio is a WASM Mining & Exploration Geology and DFAT Office Administration graduate, with 15+ years exploration and mining experience across multiple commodities and geological settings throughout Australia, Indonesia and Chile.
Andy Comas is a geologist with over 15 years experience in mineral exploration and project mining and management in Australia (Mt Isa, Tennant Creek, Harts Range and WA goldfields), and epithermal gold and porphyry copper mineralisation in Japan (within the Japanese government agency, JOGMEC) and Indonesia. He held Mine Manager appointments for a number of operating gold mines while in Tennant Creek. He is a graduate from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Science (Geology).
Andy has has over 17 years in financial markets with roles in stockbroking, small-cap resources' analyst, and as ABC Radio Perth financial market commentator.
Andy is a part-owner of Ausrox Gold, a wholesale gold nugget broking business sourcing and selling natural gold nuggets and specimen gold. His business brokered the 23.26kg (723oz) Ausrox Nugget in 2010, the third largest natural gold nugget in known existence.