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Chief Geologist

Dr Tim Sharp is a geologist with over 28 years of experience in Australasia and Africa and has a track record of discovery and development of significant gold deposits. Tim has held technical and management roles with Inco, Vale, Acacia Mining and Barrick Gold, and holds a BSc (Hons), MSc (Geology) and PhD (Geology) from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Prior to joining Japan Gold, Tim held the position of Principal Exploration Geologist within Barrick Gold's Africa Middle East Group, leading both greenfield and brownfield exploration projects throughout East and West Africa. Before this he worked for over 9 years with African Barrick Gold and Acacia Mining in Tanzania, Kenya, Mali and Burkina Faso, and was involved in discovery and definition of the Liranda gold deposit in Kenya (1.3Moz @ 12 g/t Au), and the definition of the Nyanzaga gold deposit in Tanzania (4.6 Moz Au).