Robert Hearst

Chief Geophysicist - AMERICAS

Robert has many years of project management experience in exploration geophysics.  Having obtained his HB.Sc. (Geophysics with Geology specialization) from UWO in 1983, he commenced work with Paterson, Grant & Watson Ltd. (PGW) as a geophysical consultant. In 1993 he obtained a M.Sc. (Geology and Geophysics) from McMaster University.  During the ensuing years, Robert has held many roles, technical and management, both as a consultant and as Chief Geophysicist at McPhar Airborne Survey, President and Chief Geophysicist at MPX Airborne Surveys, Manager Interpretation at Quantec Geoscience, Chief Geophysicist for Asperbras, and Chief Geophysicist for Areva Resources Canada Inc.  He has worked on the ground in North America, West and Central Africa, the Middle East, China and India.

Robert joined SGC in October 2018 as Chief Geophysicist for the Americas office, Toronto Canada.

He is a member of the PDAC, SEG, CSEG, ASEG, EAGE and KEGS (past President) and is a registered Professional Geophysicist with APGO, APEGS, APEGA and NAPEG.