Dominic Roberts has been working in the Balkan’s natural resource sector for over a decade. As Operations Director of Mineco he is responsible for the deployment of new projects, including opening the Olovo lead mine in May 2018 and the optimisation of the Group’s four operating base metal mines in Serbia and Bosnia. After reading geology at Bristol University Dominic joined the British Army, deploying on operations across the globe including tours in both Bosnia and Kosovo. Following a secondment to the Cabinet Office in London and a command tour in Iraq, Dominic left military service in 2007. He ran the first commercial waste retreatment project in the region (ferro-chrome slag) subsequently joining Mineco in 2013. Believing in both the potential and the absolute future requirement for European metal mining Dominic has been a driving member of the H2020 Innovation funded IMP@CT project from its fruition in 2016.
Opening A New Mine in the Balkans - the Investor's Perspective
In the last 18 months Mineco have opened two new mines, Bosilegrad in Serbia in 2017 and last month the Olovo mine in Bosnia.
As the only company to have commissioned a new mine in either jurisdiction in the last thirty years Mineco has gained a considerable amount of experience and are uniquely placed to provide the investor's perspective.