With a career spanning more than nearly 20 years dedicated to precious and base metal exploration and resource development, Ben has extensive experience covers regional to deposit scale generative targeting, resource evaluation and project management across a wide variety of mineral systems. Since joining SGS Geological Services in November, 2022, has been focused on providing technical insight surrounding mineral resource estimations, auditing and technical due diligence, and geological and machine learning targeting. Prior to joining SGS, Ben spent time with Talisker Resources Ltd, Avino silver & Gold Mines, Blackbird Geoscience, Imperial Metals Corp., Tanami Gold, Fitzroy Resources among others. He is a registered Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) in British Columbia, a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (MAIG),and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101 for vein-hosted Au and porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposits.