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David John Carland

Master of Economics ANU 1974
PhD ANU 1978

Career highlights

  • Chairman of Rex Minerals, an Australian publicly-listed minerals exploration and development company with large-scale copper-gold projects on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, January 2014 - present
  • Non-executive Director of Indophil Resources, an Australian, publicly-listed company, incorporated in 1996 to acquire, explore for, and develop gold and copper-gold opportunities in the Philippines and elsewhere in South East Asia, September 2011 - present
  • Funding and successfully managing BurnVoir Corporation Finance, a specialised investment bank providing financial services in the energy and resource industry. August 1999-current
  • Executive Vice-President, Bankers Trust Limited, Sydney 1997-1999 Head of Energy, Power, Sector Group and Finance
  • Deputy Managing Director/Senior VP UBS Australia Limited, 1994-1997
  • Senior Manager, Comalco Ltd, Melbourne/Brisbane, 1988-1994. Undertook the lead commercial role in the purchase of the Gladstone power station
  • Marketing Manager, Commonwealth Aluminium, Maryland, USA 1986-1988
  • Economist - RTZ PLC, London, UK 1985-1986
  • Economist - CRA Limited, Melbourne, UK 1982-1985

Career philosophy

"Be adaptable, do not accept the conventional view, take the riskier option and think like an economist - the world is a simultaneous system."

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