Dr Wilde's career in metal exploration and research has spanned over 35 years. His experience includes senior roles at BHP Minerals, Birimian Resources, Deep Yellow Ltd, Gold Fields and Paladin Energy, working in numerous countries and for various commodities including gold, uranium, lithium base-metals and coal.
His academic experience includes teaching of various geoscience courses at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman and leading projects of the co-operative research centre in predictive mineral discovery. He has consulted to the United Nations International Atomic EnergyAgency and is an adjunct senior research fellow at the University of WesternAustralia’s Centre for Exploration Targeting.
He is a graduate of the AustralianInstitute of Company Directors and a former AIG board member (having held thetitles of Vice President and Secretary). He is a fellow of the AustralianInstitute of Geoscientists and of the Society of Economic Geologists as well asa Registered Professional Geoscientist with AIG.