Ross joined RCF in 2001 after serving as the President of a development-stage copper company, Director of Business Development at Newmont Mining Corporation focused on M&A activities globally and positions in various technical and financial roles at Cyprus Minerals Company. Ross manages the day-to-day operations of the Private Equity Strategy for mature funds (RCF IV, RCF V, RCF V Annex and RCF VI).
Ross currently serves on the boards of the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources, Lighthouse Reclamation Trust and New Moly LLC. Ross previously served as Chairman of Molycorp Minerals, and has held director roles for TMAC Resources, Traxys S.A. as well as numerous other minerals related companies.
Ross holds a Ph.D. in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Arizona.