Mr Southam is a Certified Practicing Accountant with more than 19 years’ experience in accounting, banking and finance across the resources and industrial sectors. He was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Gindalbie Metals Limited where he was responsible for completing one of Australia’s largest project financing transactions in 2010 from China and was instrumental in securing life of mine offtake contracts for the Karara Iron Ore Project. David has a successful track record in dealing with international markets, financiers, institutional raisings and international joint venture partners.
Prior to Western Areas, David was employed as CFO for Australian Railroad Group and he spent almost six years with Brambles Industries Limited in a number of financial executive roles including Brambles Industrial Services and CFO for Cleanaway Industrial in Melbourne both during and after its divestment from Brambles to one of the world’s largest private equity companies Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts (KKR).
David has also held senior finance and accounting positions with WMC Resources and ANZ Investment Bank.
Mr Southam is speaking on Tuesday 20th March at 15:00.Company Website: www.westernareas.com.au