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Lawrence Roulston, editor of Resource Opportunities, is a geologist, with engineering and business training, and more than 20 years of hands-on experience in the resource industry. Lawrence conducts frequent property visits as part of his due diligence and has toured mining and exploration projects in many parts of the world. Lawrence is frequently quoted and interviewed in the media, including national television. He is renowned as a headline speaker at mining and investment conferences around the world. Mr. Roulston's years of hands-on experience and extensive personal contacts in the industry provide unique insights that have generated an impressive track record for Resource Opportunities.
After completing his studies at the University of British Columbia in 1975, Mr. Roulston worked as an analyst for the major mining company Cominco Ltd. He also worked in a management role for several years with a mid-sized Calgary oil group. In 1984 he became the vice-president of a group of mineral exploration companies. He was also vice-president of an investment management firm focused on the resource industry. From 1994 to 1997, he was president and CEO of a mineral exploration company. Since then, he has been a resource industry consultant and independent mining analyst. He began writing Resource Opportunities in 1998.