Alex started his career as a geologist, working for several exploration companies across a range of commodities and countries. He then went on to study an MSc at Imperial College in Metals and Energy Finance in 2014. He joined Hannam & Partners as a mining analyst, focussing on the small and mid-cap mining space in emerging markets including Africa, Central Asia and South America. He moved into the Capital Markets team at Hannam & Partners 3 years ago and now focusses on M&A and ECM execution as well as corporate broking across mining and oil & gas. He holds an MSci in Geology from Bristol University, and studied an elective year at McGill University which sparked his passion for natural resources.