David Leavy In 60 Seconds

David Leavy has significant experience in both domestic and international business realms, having held MD, CFO, and Director level positions. He is recognized for his strategic acumen in fostering the growth of mining, battery materials, and chemical manufacturing sectors. David adeptly oversees all facets of corporate operations, including project origination, strategy formulation, stakeholder engagement, team cultivation, fundraising, and risk mitigation.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Developed and implemented numerous project development and business growth strategies across multiple sectors

Corporate Finance

Raised in excess of $120 mil in equity and $400 mil in debt for project development

Managing Risk

Implemented financial, operational and business risk mitigation programs across multiple jurisdictions

Business Planning

Established business plans for both established and start up businesses

Executive Coaching

Working across management teams and boards to provide advice and education on areas of expertise where needed

Track Record Highlights

  • Led the funding initiatives for 8 projects in 4 countries
  • Established distribution channels and logistics for 3 African mining projects
  • Managed teams of up to 30 finance professionals across multiple jurisdictions
  • Took a battery materials company from project formation through to IPO on ASX
  • Developed marketing strategies and a broad network across the battery materials supply chain

Sector Experience

  • Mining-resources-energy; Precious metals, diamonds, industrial minerals
  • Manufacturing-transport-logistics; Chemical manufacturing of high purity materials
  • Banking-financial-services; Currency and commodity risk management, project finance
  • Sport-recreation; President and Treasurer of Water Polo club competing in the Australian Water Polo League

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