Mr Hutton has a background in accounting and finance and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Hutton has over 20 years' experience in the direction and management of a diverse range of successful commercial activities including over 10 years experience as a director of several ASX listed companies. Mr Hutton has had a long term involvement in the marine fishing, pearling and aquaculture industries.
Mr Hutton is a director of the Western Australia Fishing Industry Council, the peak industry body that represents all WA Fishing and Aquaculture industry.
He is a director of Maxima Pearling Company Pty Ltd which is involved in the production of Australian South Sea Pearls.
Mr Hutton currently holds nonexecutive director positions with ASX listed explorers Resource & Investment NL and Brumby Resources Ltd and was a non-executive Director of Sandfire Resources NL during the copper/gold discovery at Degrussa.