Chris Nind is a senior geophysical consultant based in Oakville. Currently, he is the General Chair of the upcoming Exploration ’17 conference that will be held in Toronto in October, and he is the past-President of the Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society. Since graduating in 1977 from Queen’s University with a BSc in mathematics, he has worked as a geophysicist with Geoterrex, Dighem and Fugro Airborne Surveys in various management positions. From 2004 to 2013, he was the President & CEO of Scintrex Ltd. He has authored and co-authored numerous technical papers on exploration geophysics and presented papers at many international conferences.