Stockhead is written by Australia’s only team of full-time business reporters and contributors dedicated to covering emerging listed companies.


Editorial Team

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Peter Farquhar
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A journalist ever since news was printed on paper, Peter made the switch to digital in 2007, joining a fledgling Since then, he has specialised mainly in tech, news and business. He came to Stockhead in 2019 after a five-year stint at Business Insider Australia. In all his spare time, he manages an apple orchard in Tasmania, mainly for the cider benefits.


Reuben Adams
Deputy Editor
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Reuben is a former editor of the Australian Mining Review. He’s a highly experienced resources journalist based in our Perth office.


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Sam Jacobs
Deputy Editor
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Sam is a journalist with a keen interest in financial markets. He joins Stockhead after two years at Business Insider, where his area of coverage spanned across macroeconomic data, ASX news, bond markets and cryptocurrencies. Now Sydney-based but hailing from Adelaide, in a previous life Sam worked as an accountant, with experience in both auditing and management accounting.


Derek Rose
Senior Journalist
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Derek Rose is a Kiwi-American who has been living in Sydney for the past five years. In the past he’s worked for the Australian Associated Press, the Associated Press in New York, and the New York Daily News.


Nick Sundich
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Based in our Sydney office, Nick has a keen interest on corporate news among ASX small caps, particularly mergers and acquisitions and fund manager trades. He holds a combined Commerce/Arts degree from the University of Sydney and has completed the CFA Investment foundations program.


Bevis Yeo
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Bevis has more than a decade of experience covering energy and resources news in Australia with a particular focus on oil and gas. He is a former editor of Energy News Bulletin and is based in our Perth Office.


Eddy Sunarto
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Eddy spent the best part of the last decade in Tokyo and London, gaining experience at investment banks and learning hands on about the financial markets. He’s always been an enthusiastic follower of Australian equities, even when living overseas. Now back in Australia, he joins Stockhead keen on applying his market knowledge to cover breaking news on multiple ASX sectors.


Josh Chiat
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With a background in history and communications studies, Josh spent four years as a reporter at the Kalgoorlie Miner and arrives at Stockhead after several years working across newspapers, sport and community engagement. Reporting from Australia’s unofficial mining capital, he wrote its weekly Mine Talk feature, and was a regular contributor to the West Australian’s business section. A passionate soccer player and coach, he will never consider selling his West Ham United stock.


Emma Davies
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Emma has been writing about resources for the past five years – give or take a year when she had a short stint as the editor of a national education paper. In her spare time, she writes about women in sport with work published in Foxtel Magazine and the Women’s Game.


Rob Badman
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Pizza delivery boy, cinema usher, journalist, sub editor, deputy chief sub, chief sub, digital producer, Sydney Morning Herald page editor, copywriter and a journalist again. That’s one way to sum up UK-based Australian Rob’s career. Maybe he’ll come full circle and get into the pizza biz once more. Until then, he’s writing about crypto and holding too many s**tcoins.



Barry FitzGerald
‘Garimpeiro’ columnist and host of ‘The Explorers’ podcast
Barry has covered the resources industry for 35 years and has written for The Australian, The Financial Review and The Age. The inaugural winner of the Diggers & Dealers Media Award in 2003, Barry is a committee member of the Melbourne Mining Club, a non-profit organisation formed to foster industry debate.

Tim Boreham
‘Dr Boreham’s Crucible’ columnist and host of ‘The Health Kick’ podcast
Tim is one of Australia’s best-known small-cap share analysts and business journalists. He has more than 30 years of experience writing for major business publications. He is known for the highly-respected Criterion investment column which ran for many years in The Australian newspaper.

Peter Strachan
Host of ‘RockTalks’ and the ‘Rock Yarns’ podcast
Peter Strachan is a capital markets veteran, resources analyst and lover of the oil and gas game. The brains behind the popular weekly StockAnalysis investment letter, which launched in 2003, Peter has worked in capital markets for over 35 years, and is a qualified metallurgist and geologist.

Oriel Morrison
Host of Stockhead’s VCons and ‘On the Bid’
Oriel Morrison is one of Asia’s most well-known business journalists, with over two decades of business and financial news reporting experience.  Oriel hosts global conferences and events, and often speaks on topics including geopolitics, finance, markets and news. For the past 12 years, she has anchored top rating global finance shows CNBC’s Squawk Box and CNBC’s Street Signs. She joined CNBC from Bloomberg, where she was a reporter and host for Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Radio.  Prior to that, she was with the Nine Network, as a presenter on the Today Show and Business Sunday, and has also been a regular presenter for Sky Business News and various Channel 7 news programs.

The Secret Broker
After 35 years of stockbroking for some of the biggest houses and investors in Australia and the UK, the Secret Broker is regaling Stockhead readers with his colourful war stories — from the trading floor to the dealer’s desk.

Tim Knapton
Host of ‘TechTalks’
Tim Knapton is CEO of TechVoyage, the former Head of Corporate Broking at Deutsche Australia and previously ran a research department for a leading broking house. For many years, Tim has supplied financial commentary on a freelance basis to various newspapers and magazines, including his own columns in the Australian Financial Review, BRW and Shares.