Campbell Olsen

Campbell Olsen

Arete Capital Partners

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Campbell Olsen has had a long career in Private Equity and operational management in the mining industry. In 2003 Campbell established Polarity Capital, a private equity & advisory firm that specialized in a “hands-on” approach to its investments, with Campbell regularly assuming the CEO role of investee companies for varying durations to provide turnaround and expansion strategies as well as drive and directional clarity.

From an operational perspective Campbell has acquired, managed and run downstream mineral processing operations along with upstream resources assets both in Australia and abroad. His experience encompasses asset/opportunity identification, due diligence, negotiations of acquisition terms and structure, on-going operational reform & improvement through to exit strategies. He has managed exploration programs, JORC- compliant resource estimate programs, mine design and operations primarily across gold, iron ore, silver and rare earth metals.

Campbell has completed a Bachelor of Engineering from Victoria University and a Masters in Business Administration from Melbourne Business School.