Gerald G. Carlson

Gerald G. Carlson
  • MS Mining 1974

Gerry received his B.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 1969. He then moved to the Yukon, working summers in mineral exploration while at the same time working on his M.S. from Michigan Tech (1974) and Ph.D. in Economic Geology from Dartmouth (1978). Following this, he became Exploration Manager for Anaconda in Vancouver until 1984. He then taught at the University of British Columbia for three years before switching to the financial side of mineral exploration. Gerry has worked with several mineral exploration companies and is currently President of Copper Ridge Explorations Inc., exploring for copper and gold in the Yukon, Alaska, British Columbia, and Mexico.

Gerry is also the Chairman of IMA Exploration Inc, exploring for silver and gold in Argentina and Peru, and he sits on the board of a number of other mineral exploration companies. He is currently the president of the Society of Economic Geologists Canada Foundation, the Chairman of the Yukon Technical Liaison Committee for the Yukon Geological Survey, a past president of the British Columbia and Yukon Chamber of Mines, a Past Director of the Prospectors and Developers Association and a Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Society of Economic Geologists.

From 2004 Induction to the Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences Academy