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Nik Burns

Director, Equity Research

Nik brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role as Head of Energy, including 10 years as a sell side research analyst and 18 years in the Australian upstream oil and gas sector. 

Nik is returning to research after 2 years as Head of Investor Relations at Beach Energy, an ASX100 oil and gas company based in Adelaide. Prior to his role at Beach, Nik was a highly rated energy and utilities research analyst at UBS Australia for almost 6 years. His industry experience includes roles at Santos, Woodside and RISC.

After commencing his career as a reservoir engineer, Nik's career diversified into roles encompassing valuation, M&A, business development and strategy advice. With a unique combination of technical, commercial, financial and equities experience in the energy sector, Nik is an ideal senior hire for Jarden Australia's research team. 

A New Zealander by birth, Nik holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree (Honours) from the University of Adelaide.