Debra Bakker

Representative - Western Australia

Debra began her investment banking career in credit for structured and corporate finance at Barclays in Sydney, moving to London to join the natural resources team as mining project finance originator/transactor. After 5 years with Barclays London mainly working on North American deals structured for Latin American and African projects she moved to Chicago to head up Standard Bank's U.S. Corporate Finance team. Several years later she opened Standard's Australian Representative office in Sydney. In 2000 Debra moved to New York to join (what is now) an arm of Sungard Sytems helping to design, test and sell their online risk management platform for commodities. From 2003 to 2013 she headed Commonwealth Bank of Australia's Perth based Natural Resources team. She is now Auramet's Representative for the growing Australian business