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


Sam Jacobs, journalist at Stockhead

Sam Jacobs
Senior Journalist
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
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.


Bevis Yeo
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.


Mike Cooper
Mike is a journalist with an interest in markets and current affairs. He joined Stockhead after writing for publications in Australia and the UK on a diverse range of topics including commodities, retail, insurance, and mining. Mike works in Perth, originally hails from London and likes football/soccer.


Nick Sundich
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.



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, host of “The StockDoc Podcast” and “StockTalks”
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.

Peter Strachan
Host of “RockTalk”s 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