Dr. Bryan Maybee is a Senior Lecturer and Research Associate with the Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET). Prior to these appointments, Dr. Maybee held positions as Financial Officer, Research Associate (Mine Planning) and Project Leader with MIRARCO – Mining Innovation, a Canadian not-for-profit mining research organization housed at Laurentian University in Canada. Dr. Maybee is a Consultant to the World Bank working on issues associated with the taxation of mineral projects in Africa. He holds a PhD in Natural Resources Engineering from Laurentian University and a MBA from Dalhousie University, specializing in Finance and Accounting. His research looks at the application of theories and tools from the finance industry to foster improved strategic decision-making practices within the minerals sector. This research has seen him work with many major mining companies developing tools and methodologies to improve the underground planning process.