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.


Project Manager

  • 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