Richard has a B.E. degree (with Honours) in Materials Engineering and an MBA. For over three decades he worked in a wide variety of project analysis, business development and strategic planning roles within WMC Resources and BHP.
In 2008 Richard founded MinEx Consulting to provide strategic and economic advice to industry and government. His main focus is on the economics of mineral exploration and building the business case for why & how exploration adds-value to a company.
He has given over 50 papers and presentations and is internationally recognized by his peers as a world leader in mineral economics.