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Background Information

Employment History

Chairman
Habitat

Chief Executive Officer
Habitat

Chairman
Biogreen Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Compass Resources

Managing Director
Compass Resources

Managing Director
Anaconda Nickel

Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity Australia

Chief Executive Officer
HFH AUSTRALIA

Affiliations

Board Member
Habitat

Board Member
Biogreen Limited

Company Secretary and Corporate Lawyer
The Adelaide Steamship Group/Industrial Equity Ltd.

Education


Finance and International Business
Columbia University

degrees
Law and Commerce
University of New South Wales

Web References (18 Total References)


George R. L. Macdonald ...

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George R. L. Macdonald (Chief Executive Officer) Bcom, MBA

Mr Macdonald, 47, commenced his executive tenure with Habitat in September 2005
George MacdonaldMr Macdonald has a long history of involvement with Habitat for Humanity initially as a volunteer when studying in New York City, and later helping found the South Australian affiliate in the late 1980s and serving as Chairman of Habitat for Humanity NSW in the early 1990s.
George commenced his professional career as a commercial lawyer with the national law firm, Mallesons, and subsequently worked as a lawyer in New York, where he was admitted as a member of the Bar.
Upon his return to Australia, he pursued a career in finance with Whitlam Turnbull and subsequently as company secretary and corporate lawyer for The Adelaide Steamship Group/Industrial Equity Ltd.In 1994, Mr. Macdonald became Managing Director of Anaconda Nickel and continued working in natural resource development companies till 2002 including serving as Managing Director of Compass Resources .


Habitat for Humanity Australia

habitat.org.au [cached]

An Interview with HFH AUSTRALIA CEO George Macdonald (14.5 MB)

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Chief Executive Officer: George Macdonald
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George Macdonald (CEO)
Mr Macdonald, dob 18 October 1959, commenced his executive tenure with Habitat in September 2005.He lives in Sydney has a long history of involvement with Habitat for Humanity initially as a volunteer when studying in New York City, and later helping found the South Australian affiliate in the late 1980s and serving as Chairman of Habitat for Humanity NSW in the early 1990s.
Mr Macdonald holds degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of New South Wales, complimented by a Masters in Business Administration, majoring in Finance and International Business from Columbia University in New York, where he was a Dean's Scholar.
Mr Macdonald commenced his professional career as a commercial lawyer with the national law firm, Mallesons, and subsequently worked as a lawyer in New York, where he was admitted as a member of the New York Bar.Returning to Australia in 1989, he followed pursued a career in finance with Whitlam Turnbull and subsequently as company secretary and corporate lawyer for The Adelaide Steamship Group/Industrial Equity Ltd.He held various key financial and management roles during the multi billion dollar financial reorganisation and work out of this Group of companies in the early 1990s.
In 1994, Mr Macdonald became Managing Director of Anaconda Nickel and served as executive director through the period of the raising via debt and equity of over $1 billion for the Murrin Murrin Nickel project, in some the most innovative project financing seen in Australia.For the last 5 years he has chosen to work in natural resource development companies.He served as Managing Director of Compass Resources until 2002, developing the Browns resource in the Northern Territory.Among other projects, Mr Macdonald reconstructed and remains Chairman of Biogreen Limited, a major supplier of both branded and industrial carbon products to the Australian garden industry and agriculture.He also retains an executive role with an agricultural biotechnology company called Grotech Australia Pty Ltd, which has licensed technology in 31 countries.


Among other projects, Mr ...

www.habitat.org.au [cached]

Among other projects, Mr Macdonald reconstructed and remains a director of Biogreen Limited, a major supplier of both branded and industrial carbon products to the Australian garden industry and agriculture.He also retains an executive role with an agricultural biotechnology company Grotech Australia Pty Ltd.

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George R. L. Macdonald (Chief Executive Officer) Bcom, MBA
Mr Macdonald, 47, commenced his executive tenure with Habitat in September 2005.
He has a long history of involvement with Habitat for Humanity initially as a volunteer when studying in New York City, and later helping found the South Australian affiliate in the late 1980s and serving as Chairman of Habitat for Humanity NSW in the early 1990s.
George commenced his professional career as a commercial lawyer with the national law firm, Mallesons, and subsequently worked as a lawyer in New York, where he was admitted as a member of the Bar.
Upon his return to Australia, he pursued a career in finance with Whitlam Turnbull and subsequently as company secretary and corporate lawyer for The Adelaide Steamship Group/Industrial Equity Ltd.In 1994, Mr. Macdonald became Managing Director of Anaconda Nickel and continued working in natural resource development companies till 2002 including serving as Managing Director of Compass Resources .


Mining Australia - News in Brief

www.mining-australia.com.au [cached]

Compass Chief Executive Officer, George Macdonald, said: "We appreciate this significant vote of support from both Federal and Territory Governments.


"This represents a massive effort by ...

habitat.org.au [cached]

"This represents a massive effort by the community, the sponsors, and the volunteers and of course each of the partner families to help achieve the great Australian dream," said George Macdonald, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Australia.

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