Riaz Mirza is a founding Director and Geoscientist of Simcoe Geoscience Limited. Throughout his 15 years in the environmental, engineering and exploration industries, Riaz has worked on projects in Canada, the United States, South America, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Australia. His experience includes working with major engineering, mining and energy companies at various stages of the projects from exploration to reclamation. He is an experienced geoscientist who has years of field experience from project management to completion.
Riaz started his career as a geophysicist with Geophysics GPR International Inc. and moved to Aeroquest Limited as a processing and interpretation geophysicist. From 2010 to 2015, Riaz worked with Quantec Geoscience as a senior geophysicist and business development executive. Currently he is also executive director of IT Solution Works, a Toronto based information technology company.
Riaz holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Geology from University of Punjab, Pakistan, M.Sc. in Applied Geophysics from Quaid I Azam University, Pakistan and advanced master degree in Environmental Geosciences from the University of Tuebingen, Germany.