Osvaldo Arce, PhD., P.Geo. General Manager, Minera Tupiza S.R.L.
Osvaldo Arce has 30 years of experience in minerals exploration on mineral exploration, mining geology and mining project evaluation in the Bolivian and international mining industry. Mr. Arce was President of the Bolivian Geological Society from 2010 until 2017. He has a formation that includes: Doctorate of Engineering from the Tohoku University, Japan; Geological Engineering from the Universidad Mayor de San Andres and post-degree studies on International Management of Development Projects (IDB); Financial Analysis and Investment Operations (Word Bank Institute, Queen’s University), and mineral exploration and metallogeny post degree courses in USA and Canada. Dr. Arce is formerly Exploration Manager for EMUSA, Orvana and Mitsui; Exploration Vicepresident for Feishang Corp., and geological consultant for BHP, Newmont Corp., Barrick, Castillian Corp. and Eloro Resources. He was invited professor of Mining Geology, and Economic Geology and Geochemistry at the Universidad Mayor de San Andres and Universidad Tecnica de Oruro, respectively. He wrote two books related to the geology and metallic ore deposits of Bolivia, “Guía a los Yacimientos Metalíferos de Bolivia” and “Metalliferous Ore deposits of Bolivia”. Dr. Osvaldo Arce is a Qualified Person under Canadian NI 43-101 rules, Practising Member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG).