Ben Whiting is a professional geoscientist with more than 35 years' experience in the international mining industry. He has worked for both major & junior companies, managing a wide range of operations from exploration through to production. He has also acted as a special advisor on mining industry matters to government agencies, the World Bank, and is a past Adjunct Professor of Queen's University in the Geological Sciences & Mining Engineering departments.
Mr. Whiting is a an ""Economic Geology"" medal award winner and also won the 2008 IAC ""Explorer of the Year"". He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC), the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), La Asociación de Ingenieros de Minas Metalurgistas y Geólogos de México (AIMMGM), the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and a Fellow and past-editor of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG).
In conjunction with his current position with Barsele Minerals Corp. he also serves as VP Exploration for Orex Minerals Inc. and Dolly Varden Silver Corporation.