Director, Cupel Advisory
Commodities and Financial Markets
Neil is an independent resource specialist who until early 2017 was an Investment Strategist at Sprott Asset Management in Canada. Prior to joining Sprott, Neil was a senior mining analyst at Passport Capital, a San Francisco-based global investment firm, for seven years. Earlier in Neil’s career, he spent ten years in corporate, exploration and mine geology roles for Placer Dome subsidiaries in Canada, Australia and Papua New Guinea. In 1995, Neil received a PhD in Economic Geology from James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia. Before arriving in Australia, Neil worked as a mud logger and data engineer on North Sea oil rigs for a Schlumberger subsidiary after receiving a First Class Honours degree in Earth Sciences from Birmingham University. Over the past 25 years, Neil has built an extensive global network in both the mining and investment sectors.