John Morganti (P. Geo., Ph.D.) is currently President of Morganti Advisers Inc., a company specializing in advising mining and exploration companies on strategy, evaluation, investor relations, exploration and financing issues, which are critical to rational growth and maximizing shareholder value of those companies.
Over the past 35 years, Dr. Morganti has worked at Teck, Placer Dome, Silver King Mines, David Lowell Consultants and with consulting firms working in Alaska. In addition, he has been a director of Canadian and Latin American public companies.
At Teck Corporation and its successor companies, Dr. Morganti has held office as Vice-President, Gold, Vice-President, Evaluations, Director, Precious Metals, Director, Project Development. Before his retirement from Teck in 2009 Dr. Morganti was Director, Market Analysis and reviewed new commodities-based industries and strategic issues for Teck.
Previous to joining Teck, Dr. Morganti worked with Placer Development and its successor Placer Dome. At Placer he held office as Manager, Project Development, Evaluation Engineer in the Project Development Department and Manager, Exploration Eastern Canada. With the opening up of the world to mineral development in the 1990s, he was Vice- President, Europe, Africa, Middle East and South East Asia, and was based in Miami and London, England.
Dr. Morganti has participated in a number of teams which discovered new mineralization from grassroots programs, which moved projects from initial discovery to feasibility stage, which developed mines in North America and Australia and which managed acquisitions of projects, mines and companies. At Placer Dome, he was instrumental in initiating the concept of MinEx/CampEx at eastern Canadian mines. This concept led to new finds at the Dome Mine, Detour Lake and Campbell Red Lake mines and was used to find new gold deposits at mines in Nevada and Australia.