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Allan Trench

Adjunct Professor

School of Earth Sciences - Centre for Exploration Targeting

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MBA Director, Professor
University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School

+61 437 092 466


Allan is Professor (Risk & Value) at the Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia; MBA Director and Professor of Practice at the UWA Business School; and also a Non-Executive Director of several resources sector companies - and the Perth representative for CRU Consulting, a division of independent metals & mining advisory CRU group.

Allan has over 20 years experience within the mining/metals and oil/gas sectors including senior management positions with WMC and Woodside Energy. Allan has held academic positions at Oxford University (Geophysics) and Curtin University of Technology (Mineral Economics) and worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company engaged in both strategy and operations-focused engagements. His current focus is the analysis of corporate and asset-level mineral exploration strategies, value accretion through effective exploration and the analysis of mineral markets.  Allan is the author of nine books and 50 journal and technical publications in geology/geophysics and mineral finance/management.

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Research Output / Publications

UWA Research Repository