E-Tech Resources INC. Appoints Professor Frances Wall as a Director
HALIFAX, NS August 23, 2022 – E-Tech Resources Inc. (TSXV: REE) (“E-Tech” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Professor Frances Wall as a director effective immediately. Professor Wall replaces Mr. Ed Loye on the board of directors. Mr. Loye will remain as a technical consultant to the Company.
Frances Wall is Professor of Applied Mineralogy at Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, has a BSc in geochemistry from Queen Mary University of London and a PhD in rare earth-rich carbonatites from the University of London. Frances has over 30 years experience researching the geology and process mineralogy of global rare earth deposits and practically linking exploration stage studies to responsible sourcing outcomes. Frances has also led large consortium research projects such as HiTech AlkCarb and SoS RARE and is currently Principal Investigator for the UK Research and Innovation Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Technology Metals (Met4Tech). Frances is Chair of the British Geological Survey Science Advisory Committee, a member of the UK Critical Minerals Expert Committee, was named in the WIM UK ‘100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining’ 2016 edition and awarded the William Smith Medal of the Geological Society of London for applied geoscience in 2019.
Dan Whittaker, Chairman and Interim CEO of E-Tech stated, “We welcome Frances to the board and look forward to her sharing her expertise with the company. I also want to thank Mr. Loye for his service as a director and am very pleased he will continue to contribute to our efforts in Namibia as a consultant.”