Director, Equity Research
Covering the metals & mining sectors at Jarden, Jon works across circa $500 million to +$20 billion market cap companies across the industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Australia majoring in Geology and a post-graduate honours degree in Petroleum Geology.
Before completing his Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and becoming an analyst, Jon worked with BHP at its Worsley JV, Boddington Gold & Boddington Bauxite operations as a junior geologist. He then undertook his post-graduate honours with Woodside Energy, completing his dissertation on the sequence stratigraphy & biostratigraphy of the northern Bonaparte Basin ahead of drilling the Jura-1 exploration well, which occurred at the end of his thesis.
Going on to work full-time with Woodside, completing its three year graduate program as a geoscientist and then working within the New Ventures Division, Jon subsequently joined the business’ Oil Marketing and Shipping Group. He initially focused on the operations, vessel chartering and formulation of Joint Operating Agreements for Woodside’s oil and liquid hydrocarbon production interests, before moving into liquids marketing.
After completing his applied finance accreditation, Jon joined Euroz Securities Ltd (now EurozHartleys Ltd) in late 2007, where he was initially a mining analyst before moving on to covering a range of small to mid cap energy companies, miners and explorers. Before joining Jarden, he was appointed Executive Director of Euroz Securities in 2011 and Head of Department (Research) in 2016.