Francis is Chief Financial Officer of Arabella International Pty Ltd. He is responsible for Arabella International’s public and financial records, regulatory compliance and internal compliance programs.
Francis is a veteran CFO with over 40 years in international publicly-listed and private business, predominantly within mining & exploration. His career has been particularly focussed on diamond mining, processing, and sales & marketing.
Highlights include Finance Manager at Argyle Diamonds Australia, CFO and Director Finance at Rio Tinto Diamonds NV at Antwerp Belgium, CFO at Kimberley Diamonds in Perth and Blina Minerals in Perth. Francis is also CFO at Pearl Asset Management Pty Ltd, Perth.
Compliance with and achievement of highest industry standards is a particular strength. Francis’ focus at Arabella is ensuring all stakeholders are fully informed on business performance and that key operating analytics are readily available to management. Francis’ team also supports Arabella’s core systems environment, tracking internal and client activities, including supply, product availability, accounting and pricing systems plus interfacing to critical external services.