Brian King                                                             Resume

March 1998 to Present

Works as a private consultant after retiring from the Anglo American Corporation in 1998.


July 1996 to March 1998

New Targets Exploration Manager, Johannesburg with special responsibility     

for all negotiations with the Angolan Government for exploration licences. Licences

granted in June1997. Exploration program commenced in August and drilling in

October made the first reported massive sulphide intersection in Angola. An

intersection of nickel, copper PGM mineralisation in olivine gabbros of the southern

Angolan Anorthosite Cunene complex.


1993 to June 1996

New Targets Exploration Manager, Johannesburg with responsibility for identifying

new projects in Africa and preliminary geological evaluation of all new offers to the

Company. Management responsibility for budgets and exploration programs in

Burkina Faso, Niger, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.


1990 to 1993

New Targets Exploration Manager, Johannesburg responsible for:

1:   Head Office input and management of budgets and exploration programs in

      Turkey, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland and Australia. Carles, El Valle and Boinas gold 

      and copper deposits in the Rio Narcea area of northern Spain were evaluated.

2:   Identifying and evaluating new exploration projects in Europe, Africa, Asia and



1984 to 1989

Regional Exploration Manager Transvaal Office with responsibility for planning and   

managing all base metal exploration in the region, which during this period was

enlarged to include responsibility for part of the Cape Province, Natal and the Orange 

Free State . The Uitkomst, bushveld-type massive nickel, copper, pgm sulphide

deposit and the bushveld chromite deposits at Rustenburg and Spitskop were  



1977 to 1983

Regional Exploration Manager Kimberley Office with responsibility for planning and 

managing all base metal exploration in the region. The Revilo zinc, lead deposit was

discovered and the Middleplaats manganese deposit geological evaluation was carried

out by the Regional Office.


1973 to 1976

Chief Geologist Angola with responsibility for all aspects of exploration in the

country. Evaluation of the Kraj molybdenum prospect in Iran


1970 to 1973

District Geologist Zambia with responsibility for preparing and managing exploration

programs, including the identification and evaluation of the Munali gabbro hosted

nickel, copper, pgm massive sulphide deposit.



Deputy Chief Geologist Rhokana Mines, Zambia responsible for underground and

open pit geological mapping, grade control, and the water protection program at

South Orebody, Rhokana, Mindola and Bwana Mkubwa.


1964 to 1968

Senior Field Geologist in Zambia  responsible for planning and managing grassroots geochemical, geophysical, mapping and drilling programs in Zambia and evaluation

of the Alto Zambezi Copper belt type prospect in Angola.


1959 to 1964

Phd in Natural Science (Geology) University of London, (Geology of the Himalayan

Syntaxis Swat northern Pakistan, the location of the exposure of the Main Mantle

Thrust). Field work carried out whilst based at the University of Lahore, Pakistan.


1956 to 1959                    

BSc Geology Honours  Kings College University of London. 1958 summer vacation

as underground  sampler at Falconbridge Nickel mine, Ontario.