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


Editorial Team

Peter Farquhar
Peter brings two decades of journalism experience to Stockhead, spanning newspapers, magazines and digital titles. His most radical pivot flung him from Sports Editor at The Canberra Times to helping launch Australia’s most popular lad’s title, ZOO Weekly. But he eventually had to grow up and has since led the Technology team at and most recently, spent five years as News Editor of Business Insider Australia and learning to brew actually quite reasonable cider out of the 2500 apple trees he wrangles on his farm in Tasmania’s Tamar Valley.


Angela East
Resources Editor
Angela has more than a decade of experience reporting on the Australian mining sector. Prior to joining Stockhead, Angela was a senior reporter at S&P Global, which included reporting extensively on junior ASX-listed exploration and mining companies. Angela has also worked for Proactive Investors and written for resources-focused publications such as, ResourceStocks and Australia’s Mining Monthly.


Rachel Williamson - Senior Journalist,

Rachel Williamson
Senior Journalist
Rachel is a proud New Zealander who launched a journalism career in Australia with AAP and Business Spectator. She’s worked across the Middle East covering energy and economics issues, and even did a couple of spells in Somaliland with an experimental news startup.


Daniel Paproth
Daniel is a staunch Melbournian who prior to joining Stockhead worked in tech and business PR, and previously as a journalist at Fairfax. He covers health, technology and other small cap stocks for Stockhead. He is the proud father of a cat, Teresa, and in his spare time is a facilitator for The Man Cave, an organisation promoting preventative mental health and emotional intelligence in boys and men.


Reuben Adams
Resources Journalist
Reuben is a former editor of the Australian Mining Review. He’s a highly experienced resources journalist based in our Perth office. In his spare time Reuben is also social media manager for Bicycles for Humanity, an organisation that refurbishes bicycles and sends them off to people in need.


Sam Jacobs, journalist at Stockhead

Sam Jacobs
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.



Barry FitzGerald
‘Garimpeiro’ columnist
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 Treadgold
‘The Explorer’ columnist
Tim Treadgold is a Perth-based finance journalist who has been covering the resources sector for more than 40 years for national and international publications, long enough to know what’s gold and what’s fool’s gold — of which there’s quite a bit in the mining world.

Tim Boreham
‘Dr Boreham’s Crucible’ columnist
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.

Dr Nigel Finch
Private-i columnist
Former fund manager and finance academic, Nigel advises growing businesses on strategy execution, corporate governance and capital raisings. He has worked across all stages of the business cycle from start-ups to seasoned ASX-listed companies including many who have tackled Asia’s emerging markets. Authoring more than five books and 100 scholarly articles, Dr Finch has a thing or two to say about business. .