Bruce Parncutt AO is a seasoned investment markets professional and company director. After an initial stint as a mine geologist in Western Australia, his career has spanned roles in resource investment analysis, stockbroking, investment management and investment banking. Mr Parncutt was managing director and chief executive of McIntosh Securities from 1990 to 1996 until its acquisition by Merrill Lynch where he served as senior vice president for several years before forming and serving as chair of Lion Capital. He has significant experience in public company and not-for-profit boards. Mr Parncutt was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for distinguished service to the community as a philanthropist, particularly in arts and education; as an advocate and supporter of charitable causes; and to business and commerce.