Mark Barnaba

Mark Barnaba AM CitWA is a board member of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a Non-Executive Director (and Lead Independent Director) of Fortescue Metals Group and Chairman of The University of Western Australia’s Business School Board and an Adjunct Professor in Investment Banking & Finance at the UWA Business School. Prior to his RBA role, he was both Chairman of Macquarie Group, Western Australia and Chairman and Global Head, Resources Group, Macquarie Capital. Mr Barnaba is also the past Chairman of Black Swan State Theatre Company, and has been a member of the Advisory Council for The Hugh Jackman Deborah-lee Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts. He is co-founder (and previously co-executive Chairman) of Azure Capital and previously has been the Chairman of Western Power, Edge Employment Solutions, the West Coast Eagles Football Club and Alinta Infrastructure Holdings. He was also appointed by the Premier to chair the WA Steering Committee of the Commonwealth Business Forum for CHOGM in 2011. In 2009, Mr Barnaba was the recipient of the WA Citizen of the Year Award in Industry and Commerce, and in 2012, he received an Honorary Doctor of Commerce from The University of Western Australia and was granted the Honorary designation FCPA from CPA Australia. Mark is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In 2015, he was named a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the investment banking and financial sectors, to business education, and to sporting and cultural organisations. Mr Barnaba was named First Amongst Equals in the 2002 Business News 40under40 awards.
Bio last updated 19 Oct 2019

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Total Shareholder Return as at 30/09/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
39thFortescue Metals Group160%29%
438thWoodside Petroleum-12%1%
449thMineral Resources-13%13%
787thOM Holdings-69%0%
733 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


Senior Advisor
Board Member
Non-Executive Director (Co-Deputy Chair since 2017)
Year started and most recent title

Share Transactions

$54k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


1st-Fortescue Metals Group$14,366.2m
3rd-Woodside Petroleum$7,536.1m
4th-Mineral Resources$1,520.1m
5th↑OM Holdings$1,512.4m
486 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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