David Lamont was appointed CFO of BHP in December 2020. Prior to his appointment as BHP’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in December 2020, Lamont was the CFO of ASX-listed global biotech company CSL Limited. He has also held the positions of CFO and Executive Director at Minerals and Metals Group and has previously served as CFO for several other multinational public companies, including OZ Minerals Limited, PaperlinX Limited and Incitec Limited.
Lamont has also held senior roles at BHP between 2001 and 2006, including as CFO of its Carbon Steel Materials and Energy Coal businesses. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Deakin University, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia) and a Director of Financial Executives Institute of Australia.
2020 - Present CFO, BHP
2015 - 2020 CFO, CSL
2009 - 2015 Executive Director and CFO, MMG Ltd
2008 - 2009 CFO, OZ Minerals
2006 - 2008 Executive Director and CFO, PaperLinx
2004 - 2006 CFO, Carbon Steel Materials Group, BHP
2001 - 2004 CFO, Energy Coal, BHP
2001 - 2001 VP, BHP, Transport and Logistics Ltd
1999 - 2001 CFO, Incitec Ltd
1996 - 1999 Finance Controller Chemicals Group,Orica Ltd
1993 - 1996 Finance Manager, Orica Ltd
1989 - 1993 Senior Accountant, ICI Australia Limited
1986 - 1989 Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACA)
1983 - 1986 Accounting and Finance degree, Deakin University
About BHP: BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is the trading entity of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group plc, an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Broken Hill Proprietary Company was founded on 16 July 1885 in the mining town of Silverton, New South Wales. BHP Billiton was formed in 2001 through the merger of the Australian Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited (BHP) and the Anglo–Dutch Billiton plc. In 2015, some BHP Billiton assets were demerged and rebranded as South32, while a scaled-down BHP Billiton became BHP. In 2018, BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc became BHP Group Limited and BHP Group Plc, respectively. In the 2020 Forbes Global 2000, BHP Group was ranked as the 93rd-largest public company in the world.
Job title: CFO
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