Audit Partner, CIS Energy & Resources Leader, CIS Metals & Mining Leader
Russell Banham is the CIS Energy & Resources Leader and head of the Metals & Mining group.
From 2007 to 2011 Russell successfully led the Deloitte Audit practice in the Caspian region. In addition to his leadership roles, Russell acts as engagement partner and quality assurance partner on a number of our large extractive industry audit clients.
Russell has more than 33 years of experience in public accounting. Prior to joining Deloitte’s Caspian Audit practice in June 2007, Russell’s professional career was largely in Australia, supplemented by overseas assignments in the USA and Hong Kong. For five years between 2002 to 2007 Russell had global engagement partner responsibility for the outsourced internal audit service provided to Rio Tinto plc. He travelled extensively in this role interacting with Rio Tinto management in the London and Melbourne corporate offices as well as its global business units. He also worked closely with Rio Tinto’s shared services and SAP implementation groups