Jim Letourneau, P.Geol. is a geologist, speaker, investment newsletter editor and investor relations specialist living in the heart of Canada’s booming oilpatch, Calgary, Alberta. With the unique perspective of geologist and investor, Jim’s expertise has been sought all over the world as a consultant and expert source in the media. His work has taken him from Hong Kong where he appeared on CNBC Asia to talk about uranium to Chile to determine the potential of a copper property and many places in between including East Timor, Mexico and all over Canada and the United States.

Jim is the editor of the Big Picture Speculator Newsletter and he writes the Big Picture Speculator Blog. He has been featured in a CBC Newsworld reports on uranium and zinc exploration in Canada and he provides commentary on Seeking Alpha.com, HoweStreet.com, GoldSeek.com and Market Matters.com.

He has appeared on numerous television, radio and webcast programs as an expert in commodities and resource stocks and was an early champion of uranium touting it when it was $12/lb (it’s now at over $75/lb and has been as high as $135/lb).

Jim is an award-winning public speaker and won the CSPG Link Award in 2005 for the best oral presentation at one of the Society's Technical Luncheon meetings.