John is a founding shareholder and director of the Company. He has over 25 years experience in the banking and legal sectors, including a period as the head of a financial institution in Australia.
He commenced his career as a lawyer at Allen, Allen & Hemsley, gaining extensive experience in commercial transactions and corporate advice in both Australia and Asia-Pacific.
In 1994, he joined Dresdner Bank AG in Sydney and over the next 10 years occupied the roles of General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer and Country Head with a focus on project and acquisition finance for resources and infrastructure projects as well as associated capital markets and treasury products, including commodities trading. John has a diverse range of high level experience in finance, mining and corporate governance.