Ed Slowey holds a BSc degree in Geology from the National University of Ireland and is a founder member of The Institute of Geology of Ireland. Ed has more than 40 years’ experience in mineral exploration, mining and project management including work as a mine geologist at the Navan zinc-lead mine in Ireland and as exploration manager for Rio Tinto in Ireland, leading to the discovery of the Cavanacaw gold deposit. He has worked in Africa, Europe, America and the FSU in the areas of JV negotiation, exploration planning and feasibility study management for a range of commodities. Consulting work included completion of CPR’s and 43-101 technical reports for stock exchange listings and fundraising. Ed currently serves as technical director at AIM-listed Galileo Resources and Bezant Resources.