Michael is a Managing Director with Beacon Securities, where he has been a Mining Research Analyst for over 5 years. Prior to joining Beacon, he held similar roles over his 24-year career with RBC, CIBC, Merrill Lynch Canada, and Midland Walwyn. Michael is a geologist, having graduated with a B.Sc. in Geology and Chemistry from Carleton University (Ottawa), and a M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the Royal School of Mines (London, UK).