Scott Reid has over 28 years of experience in the exploration, development and mining finance sectors. His technical experience in the mineral and oil & gas industry was gained in a wide variety
of geological and geographical settings including Australia, Asia, West and Eastern Africa and the Americas during his time with large multinational French geophysical contracting corporation
(CGG), including management of World Bank and United Nations sponsored geophysical projects. After working as a mining analyst, Mr Reid became involved in the development of a number of
successful listed companies including Blackthorn Resources, Discovery Metals, and Andean Resources (Cerro Negro Gold Project) which was subject to a successful takeover offer by Canadian company Goldcorp for USD3.4 billion. Mr Reid was also instrumental in identifying, acquiring, financing, listing and carrying out development of a number of mineral resource projects that have become operational. He has also been working on graphite, gold and limestone projects in Madagascar. Mr Reid holds graduate and postgraduate qualifications in geophysics, applied finance and
investment and studied mineral economics. He is Australia’s Honorary Consul in Madagascar, and was presented with the National award of “Chevalier de l’Ordre National” by the Malagasy Government for his role in developing trade and commerce initiatives.