Simon Paull is a senior operational & finance executive with over 25 years of experience in the resources & mining services sectors, mainly in Africa. He initially trained as an accountant in Perth, then had a short stint at BDO prior to moving into the mining services industry as a financial controller.
In the mid-1990s, Mr Paull moved to Ghana with ASX-listed Ausdrill to oversee the finance and administration functions. In mid-2000, he moved to Tanzania with Swedish multinational mining services group Sandvik, where he was subsequently promoted to managing director of East Africa, with responsibilities for nine countries including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan. Mr Paull returned to Perth in 2014 and became chief executive of Danish emergency services group Falck.
He has a Masters in Commerce & MBA from the University of New England, and holds memberships with the Institute of Public Accountants & Australian Institute of Company Directors.