Technical Team

  • Peter Reid

    Peter Reid is a geologist and founder of ASX listed Petratherm and more recently a private Company, Sherlock Minerals. Peter has strong exploration credentials having worked initially for the Regional Geological Survey of South Australia and later with Minotaur Resources. This included being involved in the discovery of the world class Prominent Hill Cu-Au deposit that was subsequently sold to OZ Minerals. During this time he generated a portfolio of nickel projects, and aided the spin out of a successful IPO, Mithril Resources, from Minotaur.

    In 2011 he received the Australian Geothermal Energy’s Association’s Chairman’s Award for his services to the Australian Geothermal Industry and was the Chairman of the Australian Geothermal Report Code from 2011 through to 2013. In March 2013 he co-founded Sherlock Minerals which is committed to cost effective, high value polymetallic mineral exploration. In July 2013 he was appointed an executive director of ASX listed Lawson Gold Limited. In August 2018, following a successful re-listing of Petratherm Ltd on the ASX, he took on the role of Exploration Manager. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. 

  • Christopher Leslie

    Christopher Leslie, M.Sc., P.Geo., is an economic geologist with over 13 years of experience in mineral exploration primarily focussed on the discovery and advancement of gold deposits. He was most recently Vice President Exploration for Tower Resources Ltd., where he assembled and helped advance a portfolio of gold projects throughout British Columbia. Prior to joining Tower, Mr. Leslie was Senior Project Geologist for Richfield Ventures Corp. where he was an integral member of the discovery team at the Blackwater Gold project where he supervised the exploration and initial resource delineation drill programs that lead to the most recent mineral reserve estimate of 8.2 Moz gold. Prior to Richfield, Mr. Leslie was 2 involved in mineral exploration and government geoscience, working on numerous deposit styles both in grassroots exploration and in production. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. at the Centre for Ore Deposit and Earth Sciences (CODES) at the University of Tasmania. He has an M.Sc. in geological sciences from the University of British Columbia and a B.Sc. in geological sciences from the University of Alberta. Mr. Leslie is a registered Professional Geoscientist with Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia.