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Richard Helbig

Retired, Board Member Mining and Metals

In 1973 Richard ‎obtained a B.A.Sc. degree at the University of Toronto in Geological Engineering, followed six years later by an MBA from the Harvard Business School. During a career spanning 40 years he has worked around the world for CIBC, The Boston Consulting Group and Merrill Lynch out of Toronto, New York, Munich and Moscow where, in 1992 he co-founded Price, Helbig & Company.
He spent a over a decade working in Russia on the conversion of Russian banks and industrial enterprises from state to private ownership, and played a role in the establishment of the first American Chamber of Commerce in Russia.
Along the way he has ‎been a Director of Canadian, Russian and Chinese companies.
In minerals Richard has been an analyst and banker as well as the founder/CEO  of several exploration companies, including software analytics firm Tamerlane Geophysics and Guyana Iron Holdings Inc. which outlined a 3 billion tonne lateritic iron ore deposit there.
Today Richard advises Canadian and foreign investors, is active as a mentor to high school and university students, and is involved with political riding associations at the provincial and federal level.