Dr. Carter has over 25 years of experience in the minerals exploration industry. He spent seven years working for Rio Tinto Corp. in South America and the United Kingdom, most recently as Exploration Manager in Bolivia. In 1996, he became President and CEO of Balaclava Mines and moved to Lima, Peru. Dr. Carter joined Billiton Plc in 1998 and in 2000 moved from Lima to Vancouver. Following the merger of Billiton with BHP, he assumed the role of Manager, Business Development within the BHP Billiton Exploration Group and was the Chief Operating Officer of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. from mid-2004 to late 2006. Dr. Carter was a co-founder of both Peregrine Metals Ltd. and Cuprum Resources Ltd., and is currently a director of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd., Blackrock Gold Corp. and Anfield Gold Ltd, and Chairman of Fremont Gold Inc. He has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Nottingham, U.K. and a Ph.D. degree in gold geochemistry from the University of Southampton, U.K. Most recently, Dr. Carter founded Magellan Minerals Inc. which listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in early 2008 and was acquired by Anfield Gold Corp. in May 2016.