Chris has a BSc in Geology from the Royal School of Mines in London, with a post-graduate qualification in Ore Mineralogy. He has worked on projects and consulting engagements in a number of countries including Zambia, Indonesia, Nigeria and Cameroon. Chris specialises in understanding and explaining ore and resource formations, and in GIS and mapping.
Nick has over 35 years’ metals and mining research experience. Prior to joining Progressive, Nick held research positions at a number of institutions including Canaccord Genuity, Investec, ING, Robert Fleming, (now JP Morgan), James Capel, (now HSBC), and Kleinwort Benson. Nick has researched and advised companies and investors around the world, across a broad commodity spectrum, and across the market capitalisation range. Nick began his career as a Geologist and has a degree in Geology from the University of London. Nick is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, the Geological Society and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Peter has 30 years’ experience as an analyst in the Oil industry. Prior to joining Progressive, Peter worked as an Exploration and Production analyst at HSBC. Before this, he was an E&P analyst at Panmure Gordon. Peter has also held oil analyst positions at Williams de Broë, Cheuvreux, Seymour Pierce and Lehman Brothers, and has been Starmine-rated on several occasions. Peter studied Chemical Engineering at University College London.
Tony has worked within the oil and gas industry for over 30 years, including over 20 years as one of the leading equity analysts covering the sector. He was Head of Oil and Gas research for Peel Hunt and worked at Investec for 16 years prior to this. In these capacities, he was closely involved with IPOs and financings for several successful oil companies. He has also worked in Investment Research with The Bell Group International and Project Finance with Schroders. He read Mathematics at Cambridge University, both as an undergraduate and a post-graduate research student.