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  1. 1. INTRODUCING... <ul><li>JOHN R. RUSH </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Oakbridge Limited </li></ul>
  2. 2. John R. Rush <ul><li>An international financial risk management and financial markets consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Highly experienced in financial markets: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>as a central banker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>as a corporate treasurer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in a banking advisory role </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A specialist in the training of others in the techniques of financial risk management </li></ul>
  3. 3. John R. Rush <ul><li>First Class Honours degree in Economics from the University of Sydney </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pure Mathematics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematical Economics </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. John R. Rush <ul><li>Previous employment roles include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research economist at Reserve Bank of Australia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate treasurer at Peko-Wallsend Limited </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial markets advisor at Bank of America </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. John R. Rush <ul><li>Consulting affiliations include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treasury Management Consultant , KPMG in Sydney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Training Consultant , Securities Institute of Australia in Sydney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Assistance Expert , Monetary and Financial Systems Department, International Monetary Fund in Washington DC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultant , Asian Development Bank in Manila </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. John R. Rush <ul><li>Workshop presentation clients include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CPA Australia (in Australia and Malaysia) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Australian Taxation Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Australian Institute of Company Directors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserve Bank of New Zealand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACI Singapore - the Financial Markets Association </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. John R. Rush <ul><li>Recognised expert witness in foreign exchange litigation in Australia and New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>Evidentiary work in one case reviewed by Privy Council in London </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant to several leading national Australian and New Zealand legal firms </li></ul>
  8. 8. John R. Rush <ul><li>International work and consulting experience in the following countries: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Australia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indonesia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kenya </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malaysia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Zealand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Papua New Guinea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Philippines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Singapore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South Korea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taiwan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USA </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. John R. Rush <ul><li>Particular strengths lie in verbal, written and presentation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Able to clarify technical financial risk management concepts and practices often obscured by jargon and mystique </li></ul>
  10. 10. John R. Rush <ul><li>Some Rush testimonials… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ John Rush is one of those rare individuals who combines extensive financial risk management knowledge with excellent communication skills.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colin D Theyers (Managing Director, Staples Rodway Consultancy Services Limited; Auckland, New Zealand ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ ... highly respected international financial consultant.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Andrew Hope-Morley (Senior Manager, International Private Banking, Coutts & Co; London, UK ) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. John R. Rush <ul><li>Some Rush testimonials (continued)… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ ...a market expert…” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Anthony M Gregg; Partner, Clayton Utz, Lawyers; Sydney, Australia ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“… John's workshop was one of the best prepared and presented I have ever attended.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clifford S Hammond (Deputy Treasury Manager, Asia Pacific, Bechtel Asia Pacific; Singapore ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“… consistently authoritative, lucid and patient.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James A Farmer QC (Barrister; Auckland, New Zealand ) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. John R. Rush <ul><li>Some Rush testimonials (continued)… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ His techniques also remain highly effective in a non-Western cultural environment.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thomas N Huse (Vice President, Training Services, Bank of America; San Francisco, USA ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ John was an excellent communicator of technical financial material to workshop participants whose first language was not English.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teddy Lin (Vice President and Country Treasurer, Bank of America; Taipei, Taiwan ) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. John R. Rush <ul><li>Some Rush testimonials (continued)… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Rush's ability to explain in clear, succinct, practical terms the principles by which international financial markets function is impressive. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professor Peter B Dixon (Director, Centre of Policy Studies, Monash University; Melbourne, Australia ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Many more, and more detailed, Rush testimonials are listed on the Oakbridge Internet site... </li></ul>
  14. 14. Comprehensive information on Oakbridge and John R. Rush is available on the Internet at Email: [email_address]
  15. 15. Copyright © Oakbridge Limited 2005 The foregoing presentation is copyright. Except as permitted by applicable copyright legislation, no part of the foregoing presentation may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the copyright owner, Oakbridge Limited. Email: