Ravi Underwood joined Geocon as Chief Financial Officer in mid-2016 and is responsible for managing all the financial matters of the business, including cost control measures, cash flow management and forecasting, corporate governance and advising on strategic investment and financing decisions.
A Big 4 CA qualified CFO, Ravi has completed an MBA and Masters of Taxation from the University of New South Wales as well as a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University, complemented by nearly 20 years of experience working mainly with ASX100 listed businesses in Australia.
Beginning his career in chartered accounting, Ravi continually progressed to leadership executive roles specialising in strategic management and financial restructures, predominantly within the mining and resources sector.
Some of his career achievements include the facilitation of mergers via Scheme of Arrangements of two ASX listed companies with a combined capitalisation of more than $800 million, along with the associated integration and restructure of financial functions and IT systems processes.
With a strong interest in community development, Ravi has been involved with a number of charitable organisations, including his current position as a Director of Canteen, a charity supporting adolescents and young adults impacted by cancer.