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Tom Kapitany

Expert Natural History

Tom Kapitany is an Australian botanist, geologist and entrepreneur. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Botany at the University of Melbourne in 1984 and has been working in this field since then.

He started working in the family business, Collector’s Corner Garden World, and is now one of the directors. He is also the founder and director of Crystal World Exhibition Centre, and a director of the National Dinosaur Museum in Canberra and Australian Mineral Mines Pty.

On top of this, he’s had many mining tenements around Australia and works as an international geology consultant for museums and universities, particularly in China, Mexico, New Zealand, the UK and the USA.

Tom focuses on raising awareness about the importance of collecting and fossicking minerals and fossils and he is passionate about sharing his knowledge with others.

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology and Botany from the University of Melbourne
  • Australian botanist, geologist and entrepreneur
  • Current director of Crystal World in Victoria, Australia

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