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Andrew Forrest

Andrew (Twiggy) Forrest AO is the founder, former chief executive and current chair of Fortescue Metals Group. He was also non-executive chair of Poseidon Nickel and chair of the Australian Children’s Trust, a children's charity he established with his wife Nicola in 2001 through the Forrest Family Foundation. That is now under the banner of Minderoo. Mr Forrest was previously chief executive and deputy chair of Anaconda Nickel (now Minara Resources), director of the WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy, chair of Athletics Australia, chair of Moly Mines, and chair of Siberia Mining Corporation. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mr Forrest has been awarded the Australian Centenary Medal, Australian Sports Medal, Australian Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year, West Australia Citizen of the Year for his contribution to regional development, and The Mining Journal’s Mining Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2017, Mr Forrest was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished services to the mining sector, to the development of employment and business opportunities, as a supporter of sustainable foreign investment, and to philanthropy.
Bio last updated 01 Apr 2020

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Total Shareholder Return as at 31/03/20

1 year TSR5 year TSR
62ndFortescue Metals Group67%50%
157thNorthern Star Resources19%38%
278thMineral Resources-8%20%
299thIGO-11%-3%
594thSouth32-51%
669 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
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Roles

2015
Chair
2013
Founder, Non-Executive Chair
2004
Founder, Non-Executive Chair
Year started and most recent title

Share Transactions

11/03/20
$35k Bought
27/02/20
$242.9m Bought
30/11/18
$117.6m Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
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Revenue

1st-Fortescue Metals Group$14,366.2m
2nd-South32$10,711.5m
4th-Mineral Resources$1,520.1m
6th-Northern Star Resources$1,401.2m
8th↑IGO$787.0m
478 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
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