Dave Forest is a professional geologist who has worked in the mining and petroleum sector over a 20-year career. He has bridged his technical know-how into the finance and investment sector and has been working with Casey Research as its Editor for six years. Since 2018, Forest has been heading up the International Speculator newsletter and most recently taken on Strategic Investors, too. Forest became the first to be granted a modern exploration license in the emerging economy of Myanmar. He continues to travel around the globe, assessing resource projects and investment opportunities.