Mark Palmer has a BSc in Mining Geology from University College Cardiff and spent 12 years working in Australia, including 8 years with Dominion Mining. In 1994, Mr Palmer joined NM Rothschild & Sons in the London mining project finance team, assessing mines and projects globally. In 1997, he moved to the investment banking team at UBS to focus on global mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing in the mining sector. Mr Palmer ran the EMEA mining team at UBS for 8 years. He is the investment director at Tembo Capital.