Brent Hilscher, P. Eng

Brent Hilscher is a process engineer with 14 years experience in gold, base metals, and oil sands operations.  He has led teams, designed plants, and directed test programs.  He has been responsible for mining project OPEX and CAPEX estimates, as well as overall project economic evaluations.  He has served as Chairman for CMP Alberta and Technical Director for CIM Fort McMurray.  He has led or co-led several industry conferences.  In his spare time Brent has served as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, contributed to a NASA mining research project, and advised the World Bank on artisanal gold mining. In 2013 he won the Canadian Mineral Processor’s Bill Moore Award.

Brent brings a strong technical background to Sattva Capital’s technical review team.  Brent works to ensure projects are technically ready for investment.  If they are not, he provides help and guidance to put potential mining projects on the right track.

Brent is currently the Managing Director of Sacre-Davey Oil Sands Innovations. He resides in White Rock, BC with his wife and 4 children.