Simon Francis

Simon Francis is a UK qualified chartered accountant with significant experience in the natural resources and minerals sector. He has led research in the sector and held various roles at major financial institutions including Macquarie, Samsung and HSBC, in a career spanning more than 20 years. Mr Francis has been involved in approximately US$4bn of capital raising, for a number of natural resources companies, and has a deep knowledge of the requirements of institutional and sophisticated investors seeking to deploy capital in the sector. He was engaged in the financing of early-stage gold mining companies to fund them to production using production agreements. He has also privately funded early-stage exploration companies in various metals and jurisdictions, and has acted as a consultant to the banking industry on capital raisings in Hong Kong.
Bio last updated 13 Oct 2018

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Total Shareholder Return as at 28/09/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
216thPioneer Resources33%3%
292ndHigh Grade Metals20%97%
509thLucapa Diamond Company-13%6%
668thAuroch Minerals-39%3%
739 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


Non-Executive Chair
Year started and most recent title


217th↑Auroch Minerals$188k
218th↑High Grade Metals$185k
220th↓Lucapa Diamond Company$180k
221st↓Pioneer Resources$180k
510 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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