Alfonso has had a long and illustrious career in mineral exploration since graduating from the University of Philippines in 1967. After working for Nippon Mining and Metals exploring for copper and gold in the Philippines, Alfonso immigrated to Canada and was hired by Ned Goodman’s Campbell Resources and sent to Chibougamou, Quebec.
When offered the opportunity to be their Country Manager for Mexico, he exchanged -40 degrees Celsius for + 40 degrees Celsius and established Campbell’s first office in Hermosillo, Sonora.
While with the Goodman Group of companies, Alfonso was instrumental in the discovery of the El Castillo Gold Mine (more than 1 million ounces gold), the La Colorado gold Mine (more than 2 million ounces gold and 18 million ounces silver) and the Lluvia de Oro/ Jojoba Gold mine (more than 500,000 ounces of gold). Alfonso has served as the President of numerous subsidiaries of Canadian exploration companies, including Creston Moly Corp, Morgain Minerals Inc., Valdez Gold, and Columbia Metals Corp. Alfonso resides in Hermosillo Mexico.