Marcus Hughes has been Chief Financial Officer of Australian Mines Limited (ASX:AUZ) since December 3, 2018. Mr. Hughes’ immediate past engagement was major Australian iron ore producer Fortescue Metals Group, where he spent eight years as a Finance Group Manager of the ~$12 billion Australian Securities Exchange-listed mining company. With more than 20 years of relevant experience in the listed company environment, he is wellcredentialed in capital raisings and project finance structuring.
He has an impressive track record of critical financial analysis and specialist tax advice, while simultaneously managing the practical implementation of technical provisions impacting a mining production business. He has also held various senior roles including Manager, Tax & Finance for multinational infrastructure group Lend Lease as well as Specialist Tax Adviser for global diversified miner Rio Tinto, where he was involved in the capitalisation of a $1.5 billion alumina refinery constructed in Gladstone, Queensland.