Non-Executive Member of the Board
Patricio Varas is a Professional Geoscientist with over 26 years experience in exploration, project development and corporate management. Mr. Varas has worked and collaborated with major, multinational and junior mining companies in exploration and development projects that span North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Throughout his career, Mr. Varas has enjoyed the experience of having worked at operating mines, exploration projects from concept inception to discovery, feasibility studies of world class deposits and mine development. Mr. Varas was involved in the discovery of the Diavik Diamond mine as a project manager while at Kennecot Canada Inc. and was instrumental in the project management that led to the discovery of the Santo Domingo Sur, Iron and copper deposit in Chile with Far West mining. Being a member of the team that contributed to Western Potash's Milestone Potash deposit discovery is his most recent accomplishment.