Tom is currently the Chief Economist at Newmont Mining Corporation and is responsible for generating key commodity price, foreign exchange and other financial assumptions used throughout the company. In this role, Tom also develops methods to effectively quantify and communicate the economic impact of Newmont’s operations to host communities and countries. Previously at Newmont, Tom led the Strategic Planning function that developed and implemented portfolio modeling analytics and also held positions in Investor Relations, Treasury and Corporate Development.
Previously Tom was a Senior Manager at Risk Capital Management, a consultancy that advised energy and natural resource companies on financial risk, valuation and commodity hedging.
Tom holds a Ph.D. in Mineral Economics with research emphases in commodity markets from the Colorado School of Mines. In addition, Tom holds a Masters degree in Mathematics, also from the Colorado School of Mines.