Continental Who’s Who
Executive Press Release
David L. Hawley
DAVID L. HAWLEY - MANAGING DIRECTOR
David L. Hawley is recognized by Continental Who’s Who
as an elite professional in the position of Managing Director of public companies, as well as Division and Contract Manager for Geoplan Services Pty Ltd., a Sydney, NSW Australia based international energy and mineral consultancy.
Geoplan, formed in 1977, is one of Australia’s oldest continuously operating specialized consultancies. Geoplan’s clientele include top 500 resource industry companies in the fields of viable resource discovery, development, and funding. David’s proficiency in the business world is demonstrated through an endless list of prestigious clients, including many from the US, that he has built upon throughout his long career. He worked with companies such as BHP, Rio, Esso, Shell, ANZ Bank, GHD Engineering, Sumitomo International Finance of New York, PWC, Rothschild Aust., Leighton’s, Cogema, as well as on behalf of government resource supervisors the AAEC, Department of National Development, SEV (Vic), PIRSA (SAus), DE&M (Qld) & DPI (WA). David has a long history in the resource industry working as a Project Manager on multi-million energy and mineral development Joint Ventures, within Australia & eight overseas countries, for Geoplan clients.
In addition to professional work with Geoplan, David has served on several national professional councils, see list below, as an expert witness for mining disputes and in due diligence of large complex energy sales, as well as using the geostatistical code as a resource check of company reports for both debt and equity loans. His expertise is recognized by current membership with the following professional organizations, such as AusInstitEnergy, AustIM&M, AIG, EPLA of NSW, AWA, GSA.
David received his BA (Hons) in Geoscience from the University of Sydney, has a post graduate diploma in Environmental Studies from Macquarie University and helped the University of NSW School of Petroleum Engineering, to establish a deep geothermal industry in Australia. Currently he is involved in collaborative waste heat power to electricity new technology with the University of Newcastle. David has been a listed company MD or company director since 1980, on the Australian Stock Exchange Sydney, and raised over $A5.5 billion in floating eight new exploration and mining companies, half as the MD, and in mining asset sales.
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