Sector Expert: Ralph Rushton
Ralph Rushton is vice president of corporate development and director of Focus Ventures. He has over 25 years of experience in mining and exploration, much of which was gained working as a geologist in Southern Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. For the last 11 years he has worked in business development and investor relations for a number of junior companies and currently serves as a director on the boards of Radius Gold Inc., Rackla Metals and MedGold Resources, as well as Focus Ventures. Rushton holds a Bachelor of Science in geology from Portsmouth University in the UK, a Master's degree in economic geology from the University of Alberta, and a Certificate in Business Communications from Simon Fraser University.