Management Team:


GlobeTrotters’ management team is comprised of well trained professionals with multi-commodity exploration experience in world class mineral belts thoughout the Americas and other parts of the world. 


Richard T. Osmond (P. Geo)

Position: President



Richard Osmond has over 25 years of experience in the mining sector including experience with INCO (VBNC), Falconbridge and Anglo American. He was involved in exploration discoveries at Vale's Voisey's Bay deposit and Glencore's Raglan mine. He was later hired as a senior technical leader with Anglo American responsible for North America and Europe focused on Ni exploration in northern Canada, Alaska and Scandinavia as well as IOCG and porphyry Cu-Mo exploration in Mexico and Alaska. Since 2007, he has also worked on management teams for several junior mining companies focused on porphyry Cu-Mo (Au) and epithermal Au systems in Latin America.


Manuel Montoya R.

Position: VP Exploration / General Manager for South America



Manuel Montoya has over 36 years of experience in the mining and oil and gas industry. He started working as a Mining Exploration Geologist and Senior Geologist with the Peruvian Geological Survey.  Subsequently, he spent 14 years working in the Petroleum Industry in Peru as a Senior Exploration and Production Geologist for all Peruvian oil operations and later as a consultant.  Over the last 17 years, he has been involved in the mining industry as a Chief Geologist for Cominco Peru, Chief Geologist of the Andes Exploration Group in South America for Teck Cominco and recently as a Principal Geologist of the Andes Exploration Group for Teck.   He has worked on a diverse group of projects that includes Porphyries, Epithermals, CRD-Skarns, MVT’s, VMS’s, Sedex, Orogenics and IOCG’s, etc.  He was responsible for the Zafranal Cu-Au porphyry discovery in Southern Peru for Teck.  During the past 6 years, he has been involved in project generation, strategic planning, evaluations and recommendations for Teck throughout South America (Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador and Colombia).


Patrick Elliott

Position: VP Corporate Development and Strategy



Patrick Elliott is an accomplished economic geologist with a BSc. in Geology from the University of Western Ontario, a MSc. in Mineral Economics and a MBA from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia. He is currently the President/CEO of Lexore Capital Corp., a resource investment and consulting company as well as VP Finance for Ecovatec Solutions Inc. and currently holds two directorships with Plan B Minerals and First Green Energy. Patrick has over 10 years of professional experience in mineral exploration working extensively throughout North and South America as well as the Former Soviet Union for several reputable junior miners. His most recent professional position was as Consulting Geologist for Midas Gold working on the world class Golden Meadows Project in Idaho, USA and previous to this, he worked as a project geologist for AQM Copper Inc. on the Zafranal porphyry Copper project. Patrick specializes in economic resource project evaluation, financial modelling, CAPEX estimation, and mining finance. Combined with his technical knowledge, Patrick has a wealth of contacts in the financial sector including contacts in retail, institutional, corporate finance, research and venture capital. He also has extensive experience in project management, corporate promotion, investor relations and has helped raise capital for several representative junior mining companies.


Paul Johnston

Position: Chief Geologist



Paul Johnston is a professional geologist with 30 years experience in the mining industry. He began his career as a mine geologist at the Hemlo gold deposit with Noranda. In 1996, he joined the exploration group at Teck Resources and accumulated extensive international experience in early to advanced stage exploration through a variety of technical and management roles in Southeast Asia, Australia, North America, and South America, including Regional Chief Geoscientist for South America. Paul currently serves as a Director on the board of Nicola Mining Inc. He holds a PhD from Queen’s University and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.


Elida Paricahua

Position: Project GIS Geologist



Elida Paricahua is a GIS specialist focused primarily on data compilation and map generation for the company. Prior to joining GlobeTrotters, she worked as a GIS geologist for Teck Peru focused on supporting project and senior geologists on early and advanced staged exploration projects.