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Allan Trench

Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) & UWA Business School

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Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET)
The University of Western Australia (M006)
35 Stirling Highway

+618 6488 7148
0437 092 466


Personal Profile

Research Output / Publications

Allan Trench is Professor (Risk & Value) at the Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia, a 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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UWA MBA alumni launch book of management insights