Robert Champion de Crespigny
This article is part of the Center for Media & Democracy's focus on the fallout of nuclear "spin."
Robert Champion de Crespigny was formerly a major business figure in Australia but has more recently relocated to the Eglish town of Burford, near Oxford. 
Prior to 1985 he spent years practising as a chartered accountant, specialising in corporate finance and taxation advice for the resources industry. He is a member of the Foundation Council for the Australian Davos Connection and a board member of the neoliberal think tank the Centre for Independent Studies.
De Crespigny is Chairman of the South Australian Museum, a member of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, the Business Council of Australia and the Executive Committee of the Minerals Council of Australia.  Current chairman of Primelife Lts and Buka Minerals.
- Personal Profile, Australian Davos Connection, Accessed July 2006.
- University of Adelaide, "Robert Champion de Crespigny AC to hand over Chancellor reins", Media Release, June 3, 2004.
- Bill Pheasent, "To the miner born", Australian Financial Review, July 10, 2006.
- Crosby-Textor, "Board"
- CT Financial, "Our Board"