Technical Advisors

Ben Whiting, M.Sc., P.Geo.

Ben Whiting is a professional geoscientist with more than 40 years’ experience in the international mining industry. He has worked for both major & junior companies, managing a wide range of operations from exploration through to production. He has also acted as a special advisor on mining industry matters to government agencies, the World Bank, and is a past Adjunct Professor of Queen’s University in the Geological Sciences & Mining Engineering departments.

Mr. Whiting is a an “Economic Geology” medal award winner and also won the 2008 IAC “Explorer of the Year”. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC), the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), La Asociación de Ingenieros de Minas Metalurgistas y Geólogos de México (AIMMGM), the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and a Fellow and past-editor of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG).

In conjunction with his current position with Orex, Mr. Whiting serves as the VP of Exploration for Barsele Minerals Corp.