John Robertson is a consulting economist and corporate adviser specializing in valuation analysis and corporate communications. After time as a policy economist in Canberra, his work in the resources industry in Australia, London and New York included cross-border transaction analysis and deal structuring, international raw material and commodity trading, management of derivatives portfolios and negotiation of commercial agreements. He subsequently became a top rated mining and resources sector investment strategist with McIntosh and Company (now Merrill Lynch Ausralia). Later, as a director and chief economist of McIntosh and Company, he was also responsible for the firm’s macroeconomic research.
He has since held senior executive positions with Foster’s Brewing Group and Senetas Corporation, primarily involved in business and financial strategy and equity market communications. As a consultant, he advises corporate clients at Benson Partners and Haystac Capital Market Communications on equity market matters. He is a member of the Emerging Resources Company Share Fund Investment Committee and participates in E.I.M.’s investment decision making with special emphasis on investment strategy, market analysis and asset allocation.