Founder and Consultant
First Au’s projects have been acquired from entities associated with Denis O’Meara, who has had a lifelong involvement in the exploration and mining industry. Mr O’Meara is synonymous with prospecting and discoveries in the Pilbara region where he has dedicated the majority of his business life. His prospecting activities have led to joint ventures with Cominco, International Nickel, Aztec, Metana, ACM, Carpentaria Homestake, Gwalia Group, Placer Pacific, BHP Gold (Newcrest), Alkane, CRA and Hill 50 Gold.
Apart from involvement in 12 ASX listings Mr O’Meara was a joint founder of Atlas Iron. In excess of $4 billion in exploration, development and mining expenditure has been generated from activities emanating from Mr O’Meara’s prospecting activities. Mr O’Meara will remain an integral part of First Au’s exploration effort. Mr O’Meara is a joint-recipient of the AMEC “Prospector of the Year Award”.