David is a geologist with over 20 years of experience in progressively senior exploration roles. His expertise has been acquired in Canada and internationally (Russia, West Africa, and Oman), primarily in precious metals exploration with SEMAFO Inc. and Kinross Gold. Prior to joining Aya, David was head of exploration for MDO, Oman’s government-backed mining company. David earned his B.Sc. in geology at Université du Québec à Montréal.