“Expertise in structural geology, multi-commodity exploration and resource evaluation.”
Key People - Advisors
Leading Santiago based mining law firm, Corrrea Gubbins solicitors are engaged as Hot Chili’s Chilean legal advisors.
Dj Carmichael Pty Limited & Carmichael Corporate Pty Ltd
Carmichael Corporate Pty Limited, in conjunction with DJ Carmichael Pty Limited act as Hot Chili’s lead broker.
Ernst & Young Chile
Ernst & Young Chile are engaged as Hot Chili’s Chilean tax and finance advisors.
Key People - Lead Consultants
Dr John Beeson
Lead Consultant - Structural Geology
Dr Beeson has over 20 years worldwide experience in multiple-commodity mineral exploration for companies including Placer Dome, Goldfields and Pancontinental Mining. He specializes in structural geology with a PhD and post-doctoral experience from the University of Western Australia and leads Hot Chili’s structural mapping and modelling work. Dr Beeson’s recent work has seen his involvement in the exploration and assessment of large multi-commodity projects in Australia, Africa, Europe and Asia.
Dr Scott Halley
Lead Consultant - Geochemical
Dr Halley has more than 20 years experience as an exploration geologist and has developed industry-leading expertise in exploration techniques based on mapping alteration zonation patterns using spectral mineral mapping and lithogeochemistry. He has contributed to significant gold discoveries at Henty in Tasmania and at Raleigh in the Kalgoorlie region of Western Australia. Dr. Halley has worked for Geopeko, RGC, Goldfields and AurionGold, and as an internal consultant for Placer Dome developing new exploration techniques and transferring them to exploration teams as new protocols.