Andrew is Principal of Matau Advisory Pty Ltd, a Resources & Finance – Research & Analysis consultancy with a wide ranging technical and financial background and experience in the resources sector.
Prior to forming Matau Advisory, Andrew worked for nine years with the Selection Trust Group as an exploration and mine geologist in Australia and USA. His geological background was followed by work in resources-finance sectors with 3 years in resources project finance with AIDC, and totals of 4 years as a consultant and 19 years as a resources equities research analyst. These roles included coverage of explorers for, and miners of: base & precious metals, industrial minerals, coal and oil & gas (including unconventional gas), and of the commodities markets. In his most recent equities role, Andrew was based in Brisbane with WilsonHTM where his coverage included a strong focus on coal, iron ore and unconventional gas from late 2000 to mid-2013.
He has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Adelaide University (1976), an MBA from the AGSM at UNSW (1987), is a Member of the AusIMM, a member of PESA and of QUPEX.
While engaged as a Senior Resources analyst, Andrew received a number of awards from Starmine, the world’s largest and most trusted source of objective equity research performance ratings.
2005 AFR-Starmine – Best Stock Picker award for Australia-New Zealand;
2007 AFR-Starmine – Best Stock Picker – Energy Sector Award;
2008 AFR-Starmine award for- no.2 Energy Sector Stock Picker; and
2011 Starmine – Best Stock Picker – Metals & Mining Australia-New Zealand.