John Bevan was chief executive and director of Alumina from 2008 to 2014. Prior to joining Alumina, he spent 29 years in a variety of senior management roles with BOC Group including as a director on The BOC Group Board, chief executive of Process Gas Solutions with responsibility for the bulk and tonnage business for the entire BOC group, chief executive of Asia and country lead roles in the United Kingdom, Thailand and Korea. Mr Bevan is also deputy chair of Ansell. In July 2017, Mr Bevan was appointed to the board of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation. He has extensive experience in international business and heavy industrial operations.