Mr Nixon has a BSc Hons in Applied Geology, he has a significant depth of experience as an Exploration Geologist over 25 years, predominantly in gold. His experience covers generative, greenfields & brownfields exploration in Australia, North America, South America & Papua New Guinea.
Mr Nixon has worked on orogenic lode gold, VMS, porphyry, epithermal & skarn deposit styles and has held previous roles as Principal Generative Geologist, Registered Exploration Manager, Exploration Superintendent.
Mr Nixon previously worked within the Gold Fields Group for 4 years (2017-2020) KCGM JV for 7 years (2010-2016) & Barrick Exploration groups for 13 years (1997-2009). David has been a member of the Exploration teams responsible for the discovery or expansion of the Invincible, Hamlet North, Hidden Secret, Kora, Fairyland, Centenary, Porgera, Wallaby, Mt Charlotte & Fimiston deposits, totalling 8Moz Au.