Julian Barnes has extensive experience in major exploration and development projects, technical computing applications, due diligence, independent expert reports, structural analysis, exploration and mining geology, technical audits, valuations, resource evaluations, ore reserve modelling, pit optimization and feasibility study management.
For the past several years he has been an Independent Consultant offering his clients over all due diligence, reviews of projects and companies for resource financing entities. His clients have included listed and unlisted resource and mining companies.
Previously, he was Executive Vice President Dundee Precious Metals where he lead exploration, project acquisition, and due diligence.
He founded and led Resource Service Group for nearly two decades, which ultimately became RSG Global and has since been sold to Coffey Mining.
RSG Global provided technical services to the minerals industry from exploration and target definition through to mine closure. The company grew to more than 250 staff with offices in Australia, South America, Europe and Africa.
Julian began his career as a Project Geologist, and Senior Geologist with Electrolytic Zinc Co. of Australasia, where he discovered Bottle Creek Gold Mine, in Western Australia.