Ian Neilson (Structural Geologist)

Ian holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Structural Geology and Geophysics, with over 15 years’ extensive experience in Gocad and Leapfrog 3D Modelling, mapping and training in Exploration and Mining. Over this time, Ian has built a solid reputation for delivering real value to minerals projects and has been involved in numerous significant discoveries in a variety of geologic and metallogenic terranes across the globe. He has developed an extensive, unique and successful implementation strategy based on structural geology first principles utilising effective and proven Exploration techniques. His key skills include Structural Geology, Structural analysis on economic mineralisation controls within Gold, VMS, SEDEX, Copper and Nickel terranes; Transforming Exploration through innovative application of leading-edge technology and classical structural geology approaches; 3D Geological Modelling in Sedimentary, Volcanic & complex Metamorphic terranes, Geological Reconstructions, Research & Collaboration, Classical Structural Mapping & Interpretation, Potential Field Processing & Interpretation, Reporting & Presentation, Mentoring & Training. Ian previously worked for Jigsaw Geoscience and was Co-Founder and Director to Model Earth Structural Geology Group in Perth, WA.