Mr Truelove is a geologist and experienced company director who graduated from Adelaide University in 1982 with a Batchelor of Science with First Class Honours majoring in geology.
He is currently COO of LSE listed, UK based company, First Tin Plc and Director of its 100% owned Australia Subsidiary Taronga Mines Pty Ltd. He is also a Director of unlisted Australian based company Sturt Exploration and Mining Pty Ltd. Mr Truelove has previously floated, and served as Managing Director of, ASX listed company Southern Cross Goldfields Limited and has held senior positions with Billiton, Newmont, Newcrest and Delta Gold.
Mr Truelove has over 40 years of professional experience in the resource industry covering project acquisition, mineral exploration, feasibility studies and mine geology / grade control. He has been involved with the discovery and definition of over 15 million ounces of gold and 300,000 tonnes tin, plus associated copper, zinc and indium. He has experience exploring for a variety of metals in numerous jurisdictions including Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, South Korea, UK, West Africa and Zimbabwe.