Clinton Dines has lived and worked continuously in the Greater China Region for over 35 years.
Early in his career, Clinton held management positions in China with the Jardine Matheson Group, the Santa Fe Transport Group and Asia Securities Venture Capital. In 1988 he was recruited by BHP as the company’s senior country executive for China and stayed with the group for more than 21 years, retiring from that role in July 2009.
Clinton has been involved in a wide range of joint ventures, standalone investments, business development initiatives and commercial operations across various industries and regions in China.
Clinton was instrumental in the establishment of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in China in 1993 and chaired the organisation from 1998 to 2000. He is a Founding Governor of the Capital Club in Beijing, President of the Board of the Shanghai Community Sports Club, a founding Member of the Oriental Mining Club Board and is involved in various not-for-profit organisations.
Clinton holds several non-executive directorships and advisory board roles with companies operating in China, Central Asia, Africa and the UK and is a member of the Griffith University Council and the World Bank Competitive Industries Advisory Panel.