Professor Pietro Guj holds a dual appointment as Research Professor at UWA’s Centre for Exploration Targeting -in the Progressive Risk and Value Analysis research theme-  and as Adjunct Professor in Mineral Economics at the Graduate School of Business and at the Western Australian School of Mines of Curtin University, where he has lectured for the last 10 years.

These academic roles followed a distinguished career in both the mining industry and government and more than 20 years in the field of geology, exploration and mining in Afghanistan, Pakistan, South Africa, Namibia and finally in Western Australia, mostly for MIM Holdings