David Leavy is the commercial director of Pure Alumina. Mr Leavy has over 25 years of experience in the banking and mining industries covering a wide range of commodities. He has significant experience in debt and equity markets, physical and derivative commodity markets; specifically in gold, bauxite, iron ore, base metals, oil and LNG. Recent roles have included being chief financial officer of several mining companies undergoing project development, requiring implementation of appropriate business processes, government negotiations, team establishment, and logistics in Australia, Ghana, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Mr Leavy had also held a number of roles at Westpac through financial markets (FX and commodity derivatives), project finance, relationship management, credit analysis and capital solutions.