Doug Menzies graduated from the University of New England with an honours bachelor degree in Science (geology) and has since completed a graduate certificate in IT and a graduate diploma in business management. He has over 11 years’ experience in software sales where he had oversight of business development in the Natural Resources, Federal & State Government sectors ($9 Mill p.a.) for a NYSX listed Fortune 500 Company. He also has 16 years’ experience in the mineral exploration industry where he has successfully established and operated several consultancy businesses (Corbett Menzies Cunliffe Pty Ltd, Menzies Geological Services Pty Ltd and GeoInsite Pty Ltd). He is a passionate naturalist and geologist having worked in remote areas in many Asian and South American countries.