Gavin Caudle

Non Executive Director

Mr Caudle is a Director of Provident Minerals Limited and has over 30 years experience in the finance and investment sectors in Australia, Singapore and Indonesia.

Starting his career at Arthur Andersen Australia, he eventually became a partner based in the Jakarta office. He joined Citigroup in 1998 and held positions as Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Head of Private Equity at Citigroup and Country Head of the Investment Bank at Salomon Smith Barney.

Since 2003, together with his partners, Mr Caudle has developed numerous successful businesses including Tower Bersama Group (a telecommunications infrastructure business), Provident Agro (a plantation business) and Merdeka Copper Gold with assets valued at more than $3 billion today.

Mr Caudle and his partners bring substantial expertise in dealing with all business aspects in Indonesia. Mr Caudle brings to Sihayo his track record of raising more than US$2 billion of senior, mezzanine and equity capital over the past seven years; expertise in dealing with forestry issues through the ownership of a substantial plantation business and close relationships with key political figures whilst maintaining neutrality.