2012 - Ethiopia & Djibouti: Country Manager, Stratex East Africa Ltd

Rupert advised and ran a support and administration team for 10 geologists and back-up crews, local and international, searching for gold, totalling about 40 people. He supported and administered logistical support to remote teams in the Danakil Desert, and completed a successful hand-over to a longer-term team. Stratex pursues the very highest of ethical values, in terms of both health & safety and environmental standards. At the outset, he built a teamwork strategy that significantly improved the work rate and contentment of the office support team.