Matt Badial is a geologist, who used lecture at the University of North Carolina before he got a call from a renowned financial expert. The financial expert is said to have made over a billion dollars through the selling of top research to worlds famous investors. The financial expert was after the knowledge of Matt Badiali as a geologist since he wanted to invest in the energy, mining, and resources. For Matt Badiali to offer expert services, he had to visit specific companies worldwide to confirm what they present on the paper is the same as what they practice in the field.
Matt Badiali says that the idea of traveling around the world was interesting. Thus when he was offered a salary increment and be taught about investing, he agreed on the deal without a second thought. Though it has been more than a decade ago, he has been traveling since then. Having visited places like Yukon, Iraq, Hong Kong, Mexican desert and many other places. From the visits, he has been meeting with different CEO’s, investors in the resource sector and metal experts, who have been keeping him updated in the industry of its latest technologies and trends.
Matt Badiali has been able to meet famous people in the resource industry. The likes of legendary oilman T. Boone Pickens, talking with Ross Beaty and has developed a friendship with Rick Rule his mentor, and currently the CEO of Sprott U.S Holdings. So far, Matt Badieli has presented his findings at major geological conferences besides, placing them to big companies such as Exxon Mobil and Anadarko.
Mr. Badiali has worked on drill rigs in addition to exploring abandoned mines for him to make a gainful investment in natural resources. He has even gone ahead to own oil wells. Through his experiences, Matt has found that you do not know what is going on unless you see it by yourself, something that he says, it covers from the local politics to company results. He added that the best way to affirm that an investment is safe is by seeing it in person.
Before he joined Banyan Hill, Matt served as a geologist for drilling company as well as a consultant for the environmental company.
Matt Badiali graduated from the Universty of Penn State with a B.S. in the Earth Science. He later joined Atlantic University for a master’s degree in Geology.