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Roger Austin Newell, PhD

Geologist, Mining Executive and Consultant

Dr. Roger Austin Newell – a distinguished geologist, mining executive and consultant – has amassed nearly five decades of experience in the science sector. Serving as a geology consultant since 2016, he previously spent time with such companies as Midway Gold Inc., Lake Victoria Mining Co., Capital Gold Inc. and Western Exploration Inc. Earlier in his career, he served with Gold Fields Mining Co., Newmont Exploration Ltd. and Kennecott Exploration Ltd. Impressively, he is a 50-year member of the Society of Mining Engineers, holding additional affiliations with the Geological Society of America and the Society of Economic Geologists, both of which recognize Dr. Newell as a fellow. Among his many vocational milestones, Dr. Newell cites his participation as a consultant on a gold project in Southeastern Arizona, titled “Mexican Hat,” and his development of the El Chanate Gold Mine in Sonora, Mexico, as crowning achievements. He previously earned a Doctor of Philosophy from Stanford University in 1975 after becoming a Henry DeWitt Smith Scholar, as well as a Master of Science from the Colorado School of Mines and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon. Dr. Newell has been the director of the National Mining Hall of Fame since 2009.

Millennium Magazine (Eighth Edition)

Dr. Newell was honored with a one-page feature and on his cover of the eighth edition of Millennium, A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine.

Millennium Magazine (Fourth Edition)

In recognition of his achievements, Dr. Newell graced his cover of the fourth edition of Millennium, A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine.

Insight Magazine

Dr. Newell was interviewed for his cover story of the fifth edition of Insight Magazine and honored with a center spread.

The Wall Street Journal (September 2020)

Celebrating his accomplishments, Dr. Newell was highlighted in The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

The Wall Street Journal (April 2020)

Dr. Newell was distinguished for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award with induction into The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

Marquis Timeline

Peruse Dr. Newell’s life and career highlights in a timeline of professional milestones.

Marquis Top Executives

Dr. Newell was named to Who’s Who of Top Executives in light of his prowess in business administration and geology.

Marquis Industry Leaders

Underscoring his career milestones, Dr. Newell was inducted into Who’s Who of Industry Leaders.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Notably, Dr. Newell was bestowed with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and honored with a press release in August of 2019.



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