CEO, Cobalt Blue
Mr Kaderavek, an aerospace engineer, commenced his career as an RAAF Engineering Officer before transitioning to PricewaterhouseCoopers, preparing operational reviews and examining strategic options across mining, processing, railway and port facilities throughout Australia, North America and Europe. Operationally he has seven years of experience in large open cut mining operations and associated logistics. Over the last 15 years he has been involved in equities/investment research (including senior roles with Deutsche Bank and Five Oceans Asset Management) focussed on mining, minerals processing and energy storage technologies. Mr Kaderavek also held an international consulting role focussed upon renewable energy and battery storage technologies. Mr Kaderavek is the CEO of Cobalt Blue, a pure-play cobalt focussed energy solutions company, which was incorporated on 26 August 2016 for the express purpose of developing the Thackaringa Cobalt Project near Broken Hill, as well as the commercialisation of cobalt in pyrite deposits.