John Pickford has been with Pacific Petroleum for eight years. John is a fully qualified Certified Practicing Accountant. He graduated from South Australian College of Advanced Education with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accountancy.
Before joining Pacific Petroleum, John had a diversified financial career in Metals, Mining and Transport both in Australia and Internationally. After leaving the Australian Army in the mid 80’s and undertaking full-time study he worked in various roles culminating in executive positions at several London based commodity and trading houses. Returning to Australia in 2005 he took a senior financial position at Transit Australia Group before joining the Pacific team in February 2010.
As the Chief Financial Officer for Pacific Petroleum, he is responsible for all financial and treasury related reporting, including Cash Flow, Risk Exposure Management, Accounts Receivable, Payable, and Credit Control Officers. He also communicates with external business partners including banks and auditors.