David Kuran, P.Geo
David Kuran graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1978 with a B.Sc Geology. He is a BC based consulting geologist with 33 years of experience in the international mineral exploration and mining industry. Dave was Senior Geologist for Homestake Canada Inc. for 11 years between 1990 and 2001 where he was responsible for exploration and development at the Eskay Creek Mine and district, later for Western Canada, Alaska and Europe. In 2003 he was co-recipient of the E.A. Scholz Award for Mine Development at Eskay Creek. Dave joined Fronteer Development Group (Fronteer Gold) in 2007 as Manager of New Projects and Evaluation. Fronteer was recently sold to Newmont Mining Corp. for $2.3 billion. Dave was responsible for project completions in the Yukon and worldwide project generation focusing on Nevada and Turkey. Mr. Kuran presently manages Kuran Exploration Limited, a private consulting company with clients based in Vancouver and projects located in BC, Nevada, Turkey and Argentina. He has participated in and managed exploration and development programs ranging from early stage to multifaceted pre-production development and evaluation projects in the western Cordillera and Archean terrane. Mr. Kuran is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. since 1992 and a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada since 1985.