Rick Yeates

Managing Director

Middle Island Resources Ltd

Rick has more than 27 years industry experience since graduating from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Science in Geology. Rick worked as an exploration geologist for BHP, Newmont and Amax in the eastern states, before moving to WA in 1984. Rick co-founded consulting firm, Resource Service Group (subsequently RSG Global), in 1987, overseeing the group’s international expansion, primarily into Africa, from 1995. Following the merger between RSG Global and Coffey Mining in 2006, Rick has primarily been responsible for the expansion of Coffey Mining’s consulting operations into the Americas. He has worked in 26 countries worldwide, variously undertaking technical audits, due diligence reviews, valuations and expert reports.