Dr. Dominique François-Bongarçon graduated as Civil Mining Engineer at the Nancy School of Mines, France, in 1974. In 1978 he obtained a degree of Doctor in Mining Science and Techniques at the Paris Schools of Mines and Nancy University.
Between 1974 and 1984, he was a researcher at the Geostatistics Centre of the Paris School of Mines in Fontainebleau.
Dr. François-Bongarçon then worked for a variety of consulting firms and mining companies, including INCO Ltd.In Copper Cliff, Ontario, Canada, where he was in charge of Geostatistics.
Currently Dr. François-Bongarçon is a president of consulting company, AGORATEK International, based in California after spending seven years working for Mineral Resource Development, Inc, San Mateo, California, USA as Vice President Geostatistics and Sampling.