An experienced fund manager with over 14 years experience directing openended funds and private equity investments in resources. In January 2004, founded Sector Investment Managers Ltd, a U.K., FCAauthorized and regulated investment advisory company and launched the Junior Oils Trust which he manages. The fund focuses its investments in smaller oil and gas exploration and production companies avoiding political and pure exploration risks. In September 2009 launched the Junior Gold Fund. This fund invests in smaller gold and silver mining companies in safe political territories. Most of the portfolio companies have growing production, sustainable operating structures and active exploration programmes that could add materially to reserves.