Chief Executive, Executive Director / Nova Minerals
Christopher Gerteisen has over 25 years of experience as a geologist and a project manager with knowledge of managing and advancing resource projects across North America, Australia, and Asia. His work experience spans greenfield discoveries through to production stage projects focused on a range of commodities including gold and copper. He has also held senior positions at several projects throughout the goldfields of Western Australia.
Mr Gerteisen also has experience in startups, operations, and exploration which resulted in further mine-life extending discoveries at several prominent projects in the Australasian region, including Oxiana's Sepon and PanAust's Phu Bia in Laos. Mr Gerteisen has also worked as a geologist on the Carlin Trend in Nevada, and on exploration projects in Alaska with Newmont. As a research geologist with Newmont, he worked on the Batu Hijau Porhryry Cu-Au deposit in Indonesia.