Thor is a former Schlumberger Anadrill field engineer with E&P expertise that includes logging while drilling, directional drilling, reservoir engineering, and resource economics.

With his comprehensive experience as a start-up founder, and as a Novamera advisor, Thor helps with the corporate development and associated technology transfer considerations involved in applying E&P drilling and evaluation techniques to the mining industry.  

Thor holds a degree in environmental studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a petroleum engineering diploma from Heriot Watt University, and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley.