Puddle Pond Resources Inc. is pleased to announce Dr. Richard Taylor Professor Emeritus in the Department of Earth Sciences at Carleton University, Ottawa ON, Canada has joined the Board of Directors. Dr. Taylor is a nationally and internationally distinguished geoscientist with extensive experience as an academic, and in the mining and mineral exploration industry.
After graduating from the University of Leicester in the U.K. (B.Sc. Hons., Ph.D.) he completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Memorial University in St. John’s, NL after which he was awarded a prestigious NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) University Research Fellowship.
During his more than thirty years at Carleton University Dr. Taylor taught Mineral Deposits Geology and Geochemistry, served as Chairman of the Department of Earth Sciences and a member of the Carleton University Senate, and was a member of the Ontario Geological Survey Technical Advisory Committee. He has been a Distinguished Lecturer for the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (CIM), the Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada, the Irish Association of Economic Geologists, and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Taylor has worked as a Research Scientist at the United States Geological Survey and as an exploration geologist in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, South America, and Canada. Throughout his career he has produced hundreds of scientific and technical papers covering every aspect of economic geology and was the Associate Editor of the international journal “Exploration & Mining Geology” for more than a decade, and the Editor of CIM Special Volume 39 on “Granite-Related Mineral Deposits”.
Puddle Pond Chairman and CEO Dr. David F. Strong says “I am delighted to welcome Richard to the Puddle Pond Board of Directors. His energy, his astuteness and vast experience will be a great addition to PPR as it moves into its next stage of development”.