Qualifications: BSc (Geology & Geography), PhD (Geology) and Member of AIG
Dr Owen has a BSc & PhD in geology and over 25 years of experience in mineral exploration for a wide range of commodities including gold, nickel, copper, cobalt, PGEs, tin, tungsten, iron ore, uranium and diamonds in Australia, Africa, SE Asia and North America. Stuart was Senior Geologist for Taipan Resources NL when Taipan discovered and took the Paulsens gold deposit through feasibility study (subsequent production 909,000oz at 7.17g/t Au to 2017). He was Exploration Manager for Adamus Resources Ltd from listing on ASX to a stage where a company-making resource of over one million ounces gold had been defined for Southern Ashanti Gold Project and has produced >600,000 oz Au to date. Stuart has been Exploration Manager for Venture Minerals since its listing on the ASX in 2006.