Richard Belcher

Consulting Geologist / Managing Director
BSc, MSc, PhD
CGeol, EurGeol, Pr. Sci. Nat
Dr Belcher is an exploration geologist with over 17 years post-PhD experience in mineral exploration and mapping and has worked in a wide range of geological environments and commodities in the academic, government and private sectors. The last 13 years he as worked within the junior exploration sector.

Richard holds a BSc Honours (First Class) Exploration Geology from Cardiff University, a MSc Finance (with distinction) from Leicester University, and a PhD in Geology from Stellenbosch University (South Africa).

He is a Chartered (CGeol) Fellow of the Geological Society of London (UK), EurGeol registered with the Federation of European Geologists and registered Professional Natural Scientist (South Africa). He is a Competent/Qualified Person (CP/QP) with respect to mineral reporting codes.

Richard is also co-author on eleven peer-reviewed geological papers/book chapters, as well as published maps and map explanations and numerous conference abstracts. For more information see the bibliography section.


We have access to a wide-base of contract geologists at all levels and expertise to call on for individual projects. From Consultants and Specialists through Projects Managers and Geologists, to Junior Geologists and Technicians. This allows us to provide bespoke solutions and offer the best possible service.