President & CEO
Fredy Salazar is a professional geologist registered in Ecuador and he holds a bachelor’s degree in geology and a master’s degree in environmental sciences from Central University, Quito. From 1988 through 2000, Fredy worked in the mineral resource sector throughout Ecuador, including eight years with Newmont Overseas Exploration Ltd from 1990. He was Newmont’s regional exploration geologist, reviewing and evaluating over 100 gold prospect submittals. Mr. Salazar has an extensive and detailed knowledge of Ecuador’s geological potential. During a worldwide downturn in resource exploration activities Newmont left Ecuador in 2001 and Fredy formed an environmental consulting company, Congeminpa Ltda., which became one of Ecuador’s most important Environmental Consulting firms. In 2004, Fredy resumed resource exploration and he was instrumental in Aurelian Resource’s acquisition of its Fruta del Norte property. In 2007 he founded Salazar Resources Limited and listed the Company on the TSX Venture Exchange.