Darren Cooke

Darren Cooke

Chief Operating Officer

Auteco Minerals

Darren is a geologist with 24 years’ experience having previously held senior positions in global majors including Barrick Gold, Newmont and Northern Star Resources.   

Darren has had extensive gold industry experience in Australia and North America spanning regional and near mine exploration, operational geology, long-term planning and corporate development.

He has a strong track record of discovery and delivering Resource growth during his time working at world-class deposits such as the Golden Mile Kalgoorlie (KCGM), Callie (Newmont), Kundana, Kanowna Belle (Northern Star / Barrick) and the Pogo deposit in Alaska (Northern Star).

More recently, Darren has spent 6 years as part of the Business Development team at Northern Star Resources that completed significant M&A transactions that have seen the company transform from a junior into a global gold company. 

Darren Cooke