Country Manager, Mexico
Roman Solis, Eng. (Geoscience) is an exploration geologist with 20 years experience in exploration and mining in Mexico. He is responsible for the strategy, planning and execution of Discovery's exploration activities in Mexico. He has designed and managed multiple early and advanced stage exploration programs over a wide variety of deposit types and has significant experience with carbonate-hosted deposits. From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Solis was Chief Geologist for Alio Gold Inc ("Alio")., where he was in charge of the design, planning and execution of all of Alio's exploration, geological and resource evaluation / delineation work at its properties in Mexico. He was also in charge of block model reconciliation and grade control drilling programs at Alio's San Francisco Mine.
During his career Mr. Solis was also Senior Exploration Geologist at Alio from 2012-2014, before taking on the role of Chief Geologist. From 2011-2012 he held the position of Exploration Manager for Mincore Inc., a privately owned company with copper-gold assets, where he oversaw all exploration activities. Mr. Solis was also Senior Exploration Geologist and Project Manager for Resource Geologic Consulting from 2006 to 2011, where he planned, executed and oversaw field exploration mapping, various drill exploration programs and geological modeling for mine design for various assets in Nevada, Mexico and Chile. He began his career as an exploration geologist at Minera Frisco. Mr. Solis has a Bachelors of Geoscience Engineering from the University of Sonora State, and is a member of the Association of Mining Engineers, Metallurgists and Geologists of Mexico.