Tom is a mineral and commodity sector economist and is currently the Executive Director of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities at the University of Colorado Denver Business School and founder of Brady Commodity Advisors, LLC. Most recently Tom was the Chief Economist at Newmont Mining Corporation responsible for generating key commodity price, foreign exchange and other financial assumptions used throughout the company. Previously at Newmont, Tom led the Strategic Planning function that developed and implemented portfolio modeling analytics and also held positions in Investor Relations, Treasury and Corporate Development.
Prior to rejoining Newmont. Tom was a Senior Manager at Risk Capital Management, a consultancy that advised energy and natural resource companies on financial risk, valuation and commodity hedging.
Tom holds a Ph.D. in Mineral Economics with research emphases in commodity markets from the Colorado School of Mines. In addition, Tom holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics, also from the Colorado School of Mines.