Mr Barrett is a chartered accountant with over 28 years’ experience and is a highly regarded former CFO with extensive board-level strategic experience, combined with hands-on operational experience and deep international capital market experience. During the period of 2004 – 2015 Mr Barret was based in the United States as a CFO of Rio Tinto’s energy coal business and led its listing on the NYSE in 2009. Most recently, he was National Lead Partner for Deloitte’s energy and resources risk advisory practice, before establishing his own consulting business.