General Manager Exploration & Development

Qualifications: BSc (Hons)

Richard Brescianini is a graduate in Geology and Geophysics, and has extensive private and public-sector experience in the minerals industry in a career that spans over 30 years.

From 1987 to 1999, Richard worked with BHP Minerals on base and precious metals exploration programs throughout Australasia and North America, contributing to significant economic discoveries at Eloise (copper-gold) and Cannington (silver-lead-zinc).

Richard led the Northern Territory Government’s Geological Survey as its Director from 2003 to 2007, and was responsible for major geoscience initiatives and investment attraction strategies. Prior to that he was the Survey’s Chief Geophysicist.