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View from the Top: Tales from the Corporate Battlefield

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The Curtin Graduate School of Business invites you to the View from the Top Seminar Series event.

Event details

“Tales from the Corporate Battlefield”, presented by George Jones AM, Former Chairman of Sundance Resources Ltd.

Thursday 5 November 2015
5.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Curtin Graduate School of Business 78 Murray Street, Perth 6000
CGSB building

In this seminar, George Jones will share insights from his time at Sundance, including the impact of and lessons learnt from the devastating plane crash in West Africa in 2010 in which the entire board of Sundance lost their lives.

About George Jones AM

Mr George Jones has over 35 years experience in the mining, banking and finance industries. He is a director of a number of private and publicly listed companies, and is involved in a number of charities including a Board member of Parkerville Children and Youth Care (INC) since 2001 and a Trustee of the Ear Science Institute Australia.

George was instrumental in overseeing the growth of Portman Mining Limited, taking it from a start-up iron ore producer in the early 1990s to a 6 million tonnes per annum producer of direct shipping hematite ore prior to its takeover by Cliffs Natural Resources in 2005. He has just retired as the non-executive Chairman of Sundance Resources Limited and was until recently also the non-executive Chairman of Gindalbie Metals Ltd.

George holds a Bachelor of Business Degree from Curtin University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Secretaries and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

George has been a Board member of Parkerville Children and Youth Care (INC) since 2001 as well as the Chairman of the Investment, Finance & Audit Committee.

George is a Trustee and Chairman of the Fundraising Committee for the Ear Science Institute Australia.

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