Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Professional Geoscientist registered with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO);
  • Qualified Person (QP) under NI 43-101 Regulations;
  • Fully English – Spanish Bilingual;
  • 15 Years Experience in mining exploration, 5 years experience with environmental and hydrogeological projects.
  • Experience in Epithermal gold & silver (low and high sulphidation), IOCG and Lithium Brine deposits.
  • Experience throughout Canada and Latin America, particularly Peru, Chile, Mexico and Argentina


I am a Peruvian born, Canadian raised and educated geologist. I received my Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Toronto in 1997 and since that time I have worked in mining exploration as well as on environmental and hydrogeological projects.

Project Experience Highlights

Hochschild Mining (2011-2017) – Annual audit work on Arcata, Pallancata & Selene mines, Peru, San Jose Mine, Argentina

Annual audit visits to Hochschild’s operations, observing underground mining methods, QA/QC procedures, resource calculation methods, database procedures and exploration planning.

Camino Minerals (2017) – Site visit, QA/QC sampling, and preparing the initial property NI 43-101 technical report as well as the Resource Estimate Update.

Lithium Americas (2019) – Assisted Andeburg Consultants with the Feasibility Study for LAC’s lithium brine Cauchari-Olaroz Project in Jujuy, Argentina in 2017, the Resource Estimate Update in 2019 and Updated Feasibility Study in 2019.

Vane Minerals (2016) – Evaluated three properties in the Mazatlan province of Mexico.

Goldsmith S.A. (2014-2015) – General Manager – In charge of 25 tpd Eladium Mine in Arequipa, Peru, 75 tpd Mollehuaca plant near Chala and a 12 person office in Lima.

Endeavour Silver (2014-2017)  – Terronera and El Compas Projects, Mexico

Site visits to the Terronera property in Puerto Vallarta and El Compas in Zacatecas where I observed the exploration work and drilling and collected confirmation QA/QC samples for the NI 43-101 report. Assisted in the preparation of a PEA for Terronera and a Resource Estimate report for El Compas.

Carlisle Goldfields (2012-2015) – Burnt Timber, Maclellan, Last Hope and Farley Lake Properties

Site visit, QA/QC sampling, and author on Carlisle’s properties in the Lynn Lake area of Manitoba. Assisted in the preparation of a PEA for the collection of properties.

Red Metal Resources (2008-2009) – Country Manager

Responsible for procuring properties as well as supervising drill program and exploration on the Farellon Project.



I can be reached at davidburga@me.com or via the contact form below. Please contact me for availability and rates.