Mr. Hodder is a Geologist by background with a B.Sc. in Geological Sciences and a B.Com. in Finance and Commerce from the University of Queensland. He spent ten years in the mining and oil and gas industries before completing a Masters in Finance at London Business School.
Mr. Hodder established the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) mining, oil and gas investment department in 1995 and was responsible for its investment activities for some eight years. While there he invested over US$330m predominately in mining investments. He has served as a director on several junior mining companies and has significant experience of operating and investing within Emerging Markets. Mr. Hodder also worked as a Fund Manager at Suncorp and Solaris managing an index-linked natural resource portfolio worth circa A$1.25bn.
In 2014 Mr. Hodder was one of three principals who established Tembo Capital a mining-focused private equity fund group.