Deborah has 20 years’ experience in the metals and mining sector. Prior to joining Société Générale Deborah was with Barclays’ mining investment banking team in London where she was responsible for mining structured finance for EMEA and the Americas, as well as global coverage for clients such as Rio Tinto.
Deborah’s transaction experience includes corporate facilities, acquisition finance, project finance, debt capital markets, and risk management. Deborah has led and supervised transactions in Australia, Indonesia, Canada, USA, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, South Africa, Burkina Faso, and Mali and her cross-commodity experience includes iron ore, bauxite/alumina, nickel, copper, lithium and gold. Deborah began her career as a process engineer with BHP, where she worked for 8 years in operations, project development, and investment evaluation on multiple sites in Australia and internationally.
Deborah holds a Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering (University of NSW) with First Class Honours, a Master of Business Administration (University of Queensland) Dean’s Honour Role, is a Member of AusIMM, and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.