Mining & Natural Resources

Pioneering analysis in natural resources disputes, economics, and policy.

Secretariat is at the forefront of applying financial, economic, and engineering principles and analysis to the natural resources sector. With decades of experience handling dispute matters, we combine our insider’s grasp of the dynamic business environment in which metals and materials companies operate with precise, accurate analysis of the economic aspects of disputes. The support we provide is based decades of experience providing advisory and litigation experience in mining, metals, and materials.

Our professionals have helped shape public policy in the natural resources sector. We help clients demonstrate the economic implications of policy alternatives, calculate the costs and benefits of new technologies, and quantify the impact of proposed legislative or regulatory changes. One of Secretariat’s particular strengths is the ability to translate complex technical results into language easily understood by a diverse audience of stakeholders.

Featured Person

Paul Roberts

Managing Director

Mr. Roberts is a seasoned quantity surveyor with 35 years of experience, including a decade working in Hong Kong. He advises on all facets of commercial, contractual, and dispute management for building, engineering, mining, and petrochemical projects in Australia, Southeast Asia, and the United Kingdom.