Benjamin Vallerine has over 15 years of global industry experience as a geologist and manager. Mr Vallerine holds a Bachelor of Science with honours in Economic Geology from the University of Tasmania. He worked with WA gold miners Harmony Gold and New Hampton Goldfields, and iron ore giant Rio Tinto. Mr Vallerine has extensive North American experience and resided in the USA for 5 years, and managed all of the in-country activities for junior explorer Black Range Minerals. He also managed activities in Canada and Alaska for Coventry Resources.