Mr Dowling is a highly experienced corporate leader with 36 years’ experience in professional services with Ernst & Young.
He has held numerous leadership roles within Ernst & Young which focused on the mining, oil and gas and other industries. His professional expertise centres around audit, risk and financial acumen derived from acting as lead partner on large public company audits, capital raisings and corporate transactions.
Mr Dowling’s career with Ernst & Young culminated in his appointment as Managing Partner of the Ernst & Young Western Region for a period of five years. He also led Ernst & Young’s Oceania China Business Group, responsible for building Ernst & Young’s Oceania relationships with Chinese Corporations.
Mr Dowling has a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Western Australia and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Mr Dowling has held the following directorships of listed companies in the three years immediately before the end of the financial year:
Chairman, S2 Resources Limited (Appointed 29 May 2015)
Non-Executive Director, Fleetwood Corporation Limited (Appointed 1 July 2017)
Non-Executive Director, Battery Minerals Limited (Appointed 25 January 2018)