Shaun M. Dykes, M.Sc. (Eng.), P. Geo was Mosquito’s Exploration Manager from 1995 until 2011, during which tenure he played a key and leading role in the acquisition and development of Mosquito’s principal mining properties: CuMo, Pine Tree, Spring Creek, Trikay and Blackpoint. He has been successful at combining the two disciplines of geological exploration and computer data processing into a powerful mineral property identification, evaluation and development tool. Techniques developed combined with over 35 years of practical experience in the management, exploration and analysis of mineral properties, at varying stages of development from grass roots to pre development, have been directly involved or responsible for the discovery of several mineral deposits, five of which have been placed into commercial production.