Derek Carter has over 40 years of experience in exploration & mining geology and management.
Mr Carter held senior positions in Burmine Ltd and the Shell Group of Companies where he was responsible for discovering the Los Santos tungsten deposit in Spain, before founding Minotaur Gold NL in 1993. He resigned as chair of Minotaur Exploration in November 2016. Mr Carter was chair of Highfield Resources, president of the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy, member of the Australian Gold Council and the South Australian Minerals and Energy Council.
He is a member of the South Australian Minerals and Petroleum Experts Group.
Mr Carter was awarded AMEC's Prospector of the Year Award (jointly) in 2003 for the discovery of the Prominent Hill copper-gold deposit. He also received the AusIMM President's Award and is a Centenary Medallist.