Phil Hopwood is a Principal with KWR Capital, a new Private Equity group specialising in investing in junior miners with a focus on gold, silver and copper. Previously Phil led Deloitte’s Global Mining and metals team working with companies in Australia, China, Singapore, South America, UK, Canada and US. With over 30 years of professional experience Phil has worked in the Mining & Metals industry for 23+ years leading teams and mentoring executives globally. His passion is building teams and growing businesses. He has developed and led significant thought leadership in the Mining & Metals sector, and is a regular speaker at industry Conferences. Phil has lived and worked in Canada, UK, and Australia. He has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in Canada, a MA from Christ Church, Oxford University and a MSc from Cranfield University UK.