Dr John Youngson is a member of AusIMM, the Society of Economic Geologists and the International Marine Minerals Society. He is a Chartered Professional (Geo) and holds a BSc, MSc and PhD in economic geology. He has over 25 years’ experience in exploration and ore deposits research in New Zealand, North America, South America, the western Pacific, Europe, and Africa.
John is a specialist in sediment-hosted mineral deposits and has worked extensively with Major, mid-tier and Junior companies investigating and developing terrestrial or marine deposits across a range of commodities, including precious-metals, gems, and industrial or critical minerals. He has also worked extensively in active tectonics and landscape evolution.