Hrayr Agnerian is President of Agnerian Consulting Ltd. and has been practicing as a Consulting Geologist since 1987. From 1987 to 2012 he was with Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. (RPA) of Toronto. Previously, he was with the Saskatchewan Mining Development Corporation (SMDC), now CAMECO Corp., where he was responsible for the management of several SMDC-operated exploration projects and the monitoring of numerous partner operated uranium exploration projects within the Key Lake District of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. Prior to that he was with SEREM LTÉE and BRINEX LTD. in Montréal, and other junior mining companies based in western Canada. Currently, Mr. Agnerian is a member of the boards of two junior mining companies.
Mr. Agnerian has more than 40 years’ experience in the mineral industry, with expertise in exploring for precious metals (including platinum group elements), base metals, industrial minerals, rare earth elements, and uranium. As a Consulting Geologist, Mr. Agnerian has worked in a variety of geological environments across Canada as well as in Argentina, Armenia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, French Guiana, Guyana, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, the USA, and Venezuela.
Mr. Agnerian has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, a Diploma in Mining Exploration, ITC, Delft, The Netherlands, and an M.Sc. (Applied) degree in Geological Sciences, McGill University, Montréal. He has published on estimation of Mineral Resources, on lithologic guide to unconformity related uranium mineralization, and on valuation of exploration properties. Mr. Agnerian is a member of professional associations in Ontario, Québec, Newfoundland and Labrador, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.
Languages with fluency: English, Armenian, French and Spanish
Languages with working knowledge: Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese and Russian
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS
- Canada: All Provinces and Territories except Prince Edward Island
- USA: Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Maine, Nevada, Utah
- Central America and the Caribbean Islands: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
- South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
- Asia: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Siberia (Buryatia, Yakutia and Amurskaya Oblast), Tajikistan
- Europe: Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy
- Africa: Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia
- Middle East: Lebanon, Armenia, Turkey