Full Name
Mr Todd J Ross
Job Title
Managing Director
Nordic Nickel Ltd
Speaker Bio
Todd is a highly accomplished Natural Resources Executive with over 26 years of experience in the industry. He has established himself as an expert in commodities-related structured finance, derivatives, and advisory solutions.
In addition to his notable career history, Mr. Ross currently serves as the Managing Director and CEO of Nordic Nickel, an ASX listed nickel exploration company. In this role, he provides strategic leadership and oversees the company's operations, with a specific focus on advancing the company’s nickel and critical minerals exploration and development projects.
Prior to his position at Nordic Nickel, Mr. Ross held various senior executive roles at renowned financial institutions such as BNP Paribas, Westpac, Royal Bank of Canada, CBA, and Oakvale Capital Ltd. Throughout his career, he has consistently demonstrated his expertise in originating, structuring, negotiating, and executing a wide range of funding and derivative solutions.
During his tenure as the Managing Director and Head of Western Australia for BNP Paribas, Mr. Ross played a pivotal role in supporting the cross-border nexus between Europe and Australia. He was instrumental in establishing BNP Paribas as a market leader in financing critical commodities for the energy transition, particularly in the areas of nickel, copper, cobalt, and lithium.
Mr. Ross's extensive knowledge and experience have facilitated the success of many large and complex project and acquisition financings, offtake pre-payments, and debt and hedging advisory mandates across multiple jurisdictions, including Australia, Europe, and Africa.
Mr. Ross holds a Bachelor of Business degree with a double major in Finance and Marketing from Edith Cowan University. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from FINSA, further solidifying his expertise in the financial sector. Furthermore, he is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), demonstrating his commitment to professional development and corporate governance.
With his diverse background, exceptional leadership skills, and industry acumen, Mr. Todd Ross continues to make significant contributions to the natural resources sector, particularly as the MD and CEO of Nordic Nickel, driving the company's growth and exploration efforts in the nickel industry.
Todd Ross