Director, Cupel Advisory Corp.
Capital Markets for Geologists
Dr Nicole Adshead-Bell is a geologist with over two decades of capital markets and minerals sector experience. From 2003 Nicole focused on evaluating and advising mining sector companies, including establishing Cupel Advisory Corp. to concentrate on value creation and realization in the mineral industry via direct investing and investment fund/corporate advisory roles. She was previously Director of Mining Research at Sun Valley Gold LLC (an SEC registered precious metals fund), Managing Director Investment Banking at Haywood Securities, a sell-side analyst at Dundee Securities and a buy-side analyst at Sun Valley Gold. Earlier in her career she worked as a geologist for exploration, development and mining companies in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Canada.
Nicole has ten years cumulative experience as an independent director for TSX-, NYSE-, AIM- and ASX-listed companies. Recent directorships include Dalradian Resources, which was acquired by Orion Mine Finance in Q3-2018, and Pretium Resources. She was an independent director of Beadell Resources, transitioning to CEO and Managing Director in July 2018. It was announced in September 2018 that Beadell was subject to a friendly acquisition by Great Panther Silver.
Nicole’s diverse background in capital markets, the minerals industry and as an executive and independent director of public companies has provided broad insight into the common traits of successful and unsuccessful companies of all sizes.