B Applied Science (Geology) (1st Class Hons)
Rob is a geologist with 20+ years experience in exploration, business development and investments within highly successful teams at Rio Tinto, Oxiana and OZ Minerals which included most of the current EMR Capital team members.
He has an extensive track record in bringing investment opportunities from early stage project evaluation, technical due diligence through to successful execution of investments.
Rob has significant hands on fieldwork, transactional and due diligence experience in grassroots to advanced exploration and development projects across a diverse range of commodities and countries.
A key part of Rob’s role over his 16 year career has been to identify and evaluate resources investment opportunities around the world which involved on site due diligence and developing networks globally to facilitate deal pipeline. As such, Rob has worked on and assessed resources opportunities in many parts of the world including Australia, Indonesia, India, Laos, Papua New Guinea (PNG), North and South America. As part of Rob’s roles, he has lived in Laos, PNG, Darwin, Perth and Melbourne.
Rob’s transaction experience includes execution of investments in Sandfire Resources, IMX Resources, Toro Energy, Beadell Resources, Royalco Resources, Minotaur Resources, Golden Grove, Martabe and many others. Rob was also involved in a number of successful investment exits including Sepon, Wafi and Hidden Valley.
Rob graduated from the School of Mines at the University of Ballarat with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology) with First Class Honours, and was a winner of the Australian Institute of Mines and Metallurgy Scholarship.