Dave was Chief Geologist for the British Columbia Geological Survey from 2002 to 2011. Dave has more than 30 years of experience with government geoscience surveys and mineral exploration companies. An economic geologist, he is knowledgeable about a wide variety of mineral, industrial mineral and coal deposits.
Dave Lefebure has worked in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec and visited key mining districts across Canada and the western United States. He worked for Falconbridge Copper from 1980 to 1986 exploring for polymetallic, gold and nickel deposits before joining the British Columbia Geological Survey as the Northwest District Geologist. He then moved on to hold several leadership positions over 25 years, culminating in the position of Chief Geologist from 2002- 2011.
A frequent speaker, Dave Lefebure has delivered technical, educational and marketing presentations and workshops on mineral deposits, geology, exploration potential, the mineral industry and government programs. This has included using innovative approaches to connect with Aboriginal communities.
Dave Lefebure holds two advanced degrees in geology, a M.Sc. from Queen’s University and a Ph.D. from Carleton University. Since 1997, he has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria. Please click here for more information.