Joshua Beaver was one of the four First Amongst Equals finalists in the 2019 Business News and won the Medium Business category. Joshua Beaver bought his parents’ small Bunbury-based business Beaver Mining Supplies in 2007. He moved the operation to Embleton, opened a second office and manufacturing facility in Brisbane, and launched Beaver Process Equipment, Beaver Global and Navigator Logistics within the group. Mr Beaver previously worked in management consulting, and was an elite sailor (finishing 8th Olympic Finn world championships 2005). He has a Law/Arts degree, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment.