Mr. Lowell is one of the world’s most successful and honoured exploration geologists with a career of over fifty years. Mr. Lowell has been involved in the discovery of more than sixteen major mineral deposits and participated in the development of seven large mines including Escondida, Toromocho, Pierina, Kalamazoo and Zaldivar. He has published more than fifty articles, one of which, co-authored with John Guilbert, defines the Lowell-Guilbert Porphyry Copper Model. Mr. Lowell has participated in nine major prefeasibility studies or bankable feasibility studies and has received over thirty professional awards including induction into the American Mining Hall of Fame and the National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Lowell is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lowell Copper which is his third public company. His first two public companies, Arequipa Resources and Peru Copper, were both sold for values of $1 billion and $850 million respectively.