Bruggeman, who has worked in the brokerage industry for over a decade in Toronto, holds a bachelor of engineering and management degree from McMaster University.
In addition, he holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategy & Finance from the Schulich School of Business and is a chartered financial analyst charter holder.
Most recently, he led the institutional equity sales and trading group at a boutique brokerage firm with a strong focus on small cap mining companies.
Between 2000 and 2005, he worked as a small cap equity research analyst at a brokerage firm. From the year 2005 to 2010, he was a desk analyst and proprietary trader at the institutional equities division of a large Canadian financial institution.
Prior to joining the brokerage industry, Bruggeman worked for a Canadian telecom company where he held a variety of roles, including corporate development.
"Rob has solid research, sales and trading experience in mining equities, and will anchor our presence in Toronto," Prophecy Platinum chief executive John Lee said in a statement.
"Team building is a top priority and we will continue to bring on key marketing and technical management positions to advance Prophecy's strong suite of high quality assets worldwide."
Prophecy Platinum is a Canadian-based nickel platinum group metal exploration company with projects in Canada, Argentina and Uruguay.
Its flagship Wellgreen copper and nickel project is located in Yukon Territory, Canada. Prophecy's Shakespeare project, fully permitted, is located in Ontario, and its Lynn Lake project is located in Manitoba, Canada.