Faulkner has worked with companies in hard metal mining and precious metals. He has been involved in mining projects including Goliath and Golden Sceptre, Golden Star Resources, Freegold International, CanAlaska, Diamet and Mountain Province, advising on financing, property acquisition and joint venture opportunities.

He was most recently director, corporate development, of Eagle Peak Resources (EPR), a Canadian mining company specialising in copper, gold and molybdenum.