John is a senior financial markets professional with extensive domestic and international experience in investments, derivatives and structured products as a trader, business developer and manager in London, Melbourne and Switzerland.
John began his career in commodities trading and finance with Credit Suisse, successfully transacting complex financial hedging structures for central banks, mining houses and hedge funds. John headed up the global precious metals department for Commerzbank before moving back to Melbourne to work in the newly deregulated energy market as Originator for Shell owned, EdgeCap.
John has transacted with generators and retailers developing wholesale and retail products and services in electricity, gas, environmental, demand side, hybrids and PPA’s. He also founded a start-up providing risk management and trading services to energy retailers and generators in Australia.
Before joining Zinc, John was Commercialisation Manager at Hydro Tasmania, originating for both the wholesale and retail book.
John is actively involved with South Melbourne FC and served as Vice President.
John holds a Bachelor of Business degree, Banking & Finance, from Monash University, Post-Graduate Diploma in Finance from the University of Melbourne and a Diploma of Financial Services (AFMA).