Advisory and technical Team
The technical advisory team is one of the most experienced in the modern era in exploring lithium salars – discovered and developed the Cauchari lithium salar to the full feasibility stage in only 36 months.
Mark King. BSc.,PhD. P Geo.
Independent Qualified Person
- Dr. King is a hydrogeologist specializing in groundwater flow and migration of constituents dissolved in groundwater. He has worked in this field, as both a researcher and consultant, for 25 years - first as a Research Associate at the Centre for Water Resources Studies (Technical University of Nova Scotia), and subsequently as a senior Project Manager in the largest environmental consulting firm in Atlantic Canada.
- Dr. King produced the first 43-101 compliant report filed in SEDI for a Lithium Brine deposit in Cauchari Salar and had consulted with most of the Lithium Brine salars in the Puna Plateau.
MARTIN ERROZ, GEOLOGIST
Mr .Erroz is a Senior Geologist with over 15 years of experience in Mineral Exploration
Worked previously in Lithium Americas Corp, Latin American Minerals, Vale de Rio Doce , Gold Fields , Cardero Resources and Minera Piuquenes in Lithium, Potash, gold, Cupper and Zn Exploration and Development Projects
Martin worked with Dr. Peralta and was instrumental in the discovery of Cauchari Salar, Lithium Americas Corp.
Claudio Suarez-Authievre, Ph.D. Chem. B.Sc. Chem.
Process Engineer Manager
- Dr. Suarez-Authievre is an expert in electrolysis, photo-electrochemistry and electro-catalysis research with 17 years of experience in academy and Industry.
- He worked for SQM as Process Researcher for 3 years and developed the process for Lithium Americas corp. in the Cauchari Salar.and was the co-inventor with Waldo Perez of the proprietary lithium extraction process in Cauchari