Roger Jackson (Managing Director)
Roger has been involved in the Mining and Exploration Industry for 25+ years. He has headed up a number of Exploration and operational Mining businesses in Australia.
Roger was Founding Director, and Executive Chairman of Bracken Resources, an Australian privately owned company which owns and operates the Hillgrove Gold Mines .Roger was intrinsically involved in the fund raising and start up of this project. Roger has also had roles in small gold mining operations in Australia.
Roger founded Geological Ore Search in 1995 as a geological services and contracting company, later to become GOS drilling and Australian Gas Drilling. Roger has extensive hands on knowledge of the underground mining Industry in NSW. He is the founder of Hughes Drilling (previously Every Day Mine Services) – an ASX-listed mining contractor. He was also a founding Director of ASX listed Augur Resources.
Prior to 1995 Roger held a variety of roles in Exploration Geology, construction and teaching, including the creation of a School Board-endorsed High School Certificate in Mining to assist in the development of the next generation of mining talent.
Roger has a BSc degree with a major in Geology and Geophysics, and also holds a Diploma in Financial Management from the University of New England. He holds a Diploma in Education, and is long-standing Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgists (AIMM), and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).