As Senior Editor at Business News, Mark Beyer has a wide-ranging brief to research, analyse and report on the issues, trends and personalities affecting the business community in Western Australia. Mark has 35 years' career experience, primarily in business journalism. He joined Business News in 2002 and previously worked for The Australian Financial Review and The West Australian, and also has public relations and corporate affairs experience. Before becoming a journalist, he was an economist with the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra.
A scathing parliamentary report into Rio Tinto's destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves has found responsibility lay across industry and government, but its recommendations have not all been accepted by the mining lobby. or the WA government.
In their weekly podcast Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer discuss Liberal leadership, border dispute, Primero and NRW, Sam Walsh, Nigel Satterley, and our special reports on CEO salaries and WA's biggest employers, focused on jobs of the future.