Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecturer

The Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecturer is selected on the basis of widely recognized expertise in a field of economic geology. Lecture sites will be primarily at colleges and universities having geologic programs related to mineral resources.

HeadshotSally Goodman

SEG Member

  Talk Titles

  • The Mineral Systems Approach to Exploration—Have We Capitalized on Its Promise and Avoided Its Pitfalls?
  • How to Find a Gold Deposit: Using Data Integration, Structural Architecture and Event Timing for Exploration Success
  • Travels with a Hammer—Geological Lessons from a Life in the Field


Sally Goodman is Vice-President of Generative Exploration for Newmont, spearheading the drive to discovery across the company’s global portfolio of early-stage exploration projects. Before joining Newmont, she was Chief Geoscientist with Atlantic Gold, following five years with Goldcorp in a variety of corporate technical positions. Prior to that she traveled globally as a consultant in structural geology with SRK Consulting, after holding various lecturing and research posts in universities in Canada and the UK. She has a Ph.D. degree in economic geology and an M.Sc. degree in mineral exploration from the Royal School of Mines, London (UK), and a B.Sc. degree in geological sciences from Leeds University (UK).

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc, and lead. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925. With a head office in Denver, Colorado, the company has a world-class portfolio of assets in North America, South America, Australia, and Africa.


To invite Sally, please review the calendar below and contact Sally directly. Please keep in mind, lecturers are working professionals and have busy schedules. They have agreed to keep the calendar up to date, but may not reflect recent activity. Please allow for a seven-day response.

Airfare, meals, and other transportation costs are funded by the SEG. We require the host university/institution to cover hotel accommodation costs for one or two nights, and if possible, pick up and return the lecturer to the airport.


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