Owen Hegarty has some 40 years experience in the global mining industry, including 24 years with Rio Tinto where he headed Rio Tinto’s Asian and Australian copper and gold businesses. From the mid-1990’s, he led Oxiana Ltd from a junior explorer to a multi-billion dollar Asian and Australian explorer, developer and operator in base and precious metals.

Owen is now Executive Chairman of EMR Capital – a Melbourne based private equity fund. He is also Chairman of Tigers Realm Group, Vice Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd and non-executive Director of Tigers Realm Coal Ltd and Highfield Resources Ltd. He is a Former Director of the AusIMM and a member of various Government and industry resources advisory groups.


Owen Hegarty is frequently invited to present keynote addresses at financial and resource conferences across the Asia Pacific.


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