Rick Valenta

Rick Valenta (PhD, FAusimm, P. Geo)

is a structural and economic geologist with over 30 years experience in mineral exploration research, consultancy and management.  He has played a key role in numerous successful exploration programs with a range in focus including regional project generation, opportunity review and sourcing, regional and local 3D modelling of mineralised systems, and advanced exploration of known prospects, working with a range of major and junior companies.  He is a specialist in high quality structural interpretation of geophysical datasets, and has taught short courses on the subject to a large number of industry, government and university clients.  He has a strong background in a wide range of gold, copper, base metal, uranium and tin/tungsten deposit styles, and has worked extensively in Australia, Latin America, North America, Africa and Asia. He has held senior management and technical positions in a number of ASX and TSX junior companies who have successfully created significant value for their shareholders through sale of the company or individual projects.

Rick currently trades under the name Proton Geoscience Pty Ltd

ABN 12 125 500 398

44 Kingsley Pde, Yeronga Qld 4104

Ph +61 (0)448 110 765