John Welborn is the Managing Director and CEO of Resolute Mining Limited. A former successful investment banker and international rugby player, John has defined an ambition for Resolute to become a leading global gold mining company. Mr Welborn is a champion for responsible and sustainable mining development in Africa and was named by MiningMx as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Africa’s Mining Industry. A born and bred West Australian, John is a former Commissioner of Tourism WA, and is currently a Director of the World Gold Council, the Australia-Africa Minerals and Energy Group, and the Chairman of Orbital Corporation Limited.
Mr Welborn is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.