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Antonio Arribas

Antonio Arribas holds a BA (1981) and MSc (1982) in Geology from the Universidad de Salamanca and a PhD (1992) in Economic Geology from the University of Michigan. He is a world-renowned expert in his field with over 20 years of experience in the resources industry across multiple companies, commodities and geographies. Mr. Arribas has held a variety of positions including Vice President Geoscience at BHP Billiton Minerals Exploration in Singapore (2013), Senior Manager Geosciences at Newmont Mining Corp. (2012), in Denver, Colorado, and Exploration Manager South America at Placer Dome Exploration in Reno, Nevada (2006). Mr. Arribas is currently an Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan and an Adjunct Professor at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia. He is an experienced lecturer and has contributed to over 40 publications. In 2013, Mr. Arribas was elected President of The Society of Economic Geologists, Inc. (SEG) where he continues to be a member. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Auryn Resources, a Canadian junior exploration company based in Vancouver.