Christopher Ecclestone

Principal and mining strategist
Hallgarten & Company

Christopher is a principal, mining analyst and commodity strategist at Hallgarten & Company and is based in London. He has been the CEO and director of four listed companies on the TSX and TSX-V. Prior to founding Hallgarten & Company in 2003, he was the head of research at an economic think tank in New Jersey which he had joined in 2001. Before moving to the U.S., he was the founder and head of research at the Argentine equity research firm, Buenos Aires Trust Company, from 1991 until 2001. Prior to his arrival in Argentina, he worked in London beginning in 1985 as a corporate finance and equities analyst and as a freelance consultant on the restructuring of the securities industry. He is a native of Melbourne, Australia. He graduated in 1981 from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.