David Garcia-Balbuena

Head of Mine Geology
Terrafame Oy

Mr Garcia received his first M. Sc. (Geology) from University of Oviedo. A second M. Sc. was received from University of Turku (Ore Geology). He has started his career in 2010 working in different exploration projects at INMET Mining, First Quantum Minerals and University of Turku. From 2015 onward has worked in mining industry at Sudvaranger Gruve As and Terrafame Oy. In 2018 he has been appointed Head of Mine Geology at Terrafame Oy. Mr Garcia is specialized in mineral resource and geometallurgical modelling, mine-to-mill feed control and brownfield exploration.

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