Robert Smillie

Exploration Consultant


Robert Smillie is an experienced management and exploration professional, with over 30 years of experience, including significant epithermal gold exploration, and is particularly familiar with living and working in Asia.

Rob holds an MBA from Victoria University, New Zealand, and a Master of Science degree from Otago University majoring in Geology.

Mr Smillie’s previous senior roles include exploration and Country Management for companies such as Ok Tedi Mining in Papua New Guinea, the National Petroleum and Mining Authority in Timor-Leste, and TSX-listed Calibre Mining in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, and Oceana Gold Ltd at projects in New Zealand and the Philippines.