Michael Rawlinson was an investment banker with over 20 years of experience within the mining and metals sector. He was also the global co-head of mining and metals at Barclays investment bank where he worked since 2013, having joined from the boutique investment bank Liberum Capital which he co-founded in 2007. After starting his career in the City of London at Flemings in 1991, he joined Cazenove in 1996 before leaving JP Morgan Cazenove in 2007 where he was head of EMEA mining and metals. Mr Rawlinson has been a corporate financier and research analyst covering the mining sector and has capital markets experience, having worked on the IPOs and follow-on offerings for companies including Anglo American, Billiton, Xstrata, Glencore, and Gem Diamonds. He is also a senior independent non-executive director of Hochschild Mining and independent non-executive director of UK-listed Capital Drilling. He also works with private entities.