Robert Waugh has more than 25 years’ experience in the resources sector including more than ten years in the Musgrave region. Mr Waugh was a critical member of the WMC Resources Limited exploration team that discovered the massive Nebo and Babel nickel/copper/PGM deposits at West Musgrave in 2000. He was subsequently Project Manager of the team that defined the initial resource at Nebo-Babel. Mr Waugh has held senior exploration management roles at WMC Resources Limited (WMC), BHP Billiton Exploration Limited (BHP), Fusion Resources Limited, Cameco Australia Limited and Raisama Limited.
Mr Waugh spent nearly 20 years with WMC and subsequently BHP following its takeover of WMC in 2005. He has extensive exploration and mining experience in a range of commodities including nickel, copper, gold, uranium and platinum group metals. Mr Waugh holds a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in geology from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Mineral Economics degree from Curtin University and the Western Australian School of Mines. Mr Waugh is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.