Directors

Andrew BantockNon-executive chairman (Appointed 1 February 2018)

Andrew Bantock

Mr Bantock is a Senior Managing Director of leading international corporate advisory firm FTI Consulting, where he co-leads the Australian Mining and Mining Services Practice.

Mr Bantock has operated as CFO, Chairman, CEO and Director of international, ASX listed, government sector and private corporations.  Previous roles include: CFO of Glencore Xstrata Plcs Australian nickel business; Director of the Water Corporation, Western Australias water utility where he also chaired the audit committee; Chairman, CEO and Corporate Director of an ASX listed multi-commodity minerals exploration group; and Finance Director of ASX/NZSE listed GRD Ltd, owner of New Zealands largest gold miner and GRD Minproc (now part of AMEC Foster Wheeler), a world class mining construction and development engineer.

Over 30 years in business Mr Bantock has developed a reputation for building and improving businesses.

Douglas Buerger B.Sc., M.Phil.(London), FAusIMM – Non-executive director (Appointed 23 September 2010)

Mr Buerger has over forty years of experience in Mineral Exploration and Mining, fifteen years in Africa, in Botswana and Namibia, three years in Pacific Islands and twenty nine years in Australia.  For the past twenty five years served in general management and executive management roles.  Eleven years as Managing Director and CEO of Bendigo Mining, 1995 till his retirement in 2007. He led the team to explore and construct an underground gold mine and mineral processing plant on the Bendigo Goldfield.

Mr. Buerger is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a B.Sc. (Rhodes South Africa) and M.Phil. (University of London).

Nelson Chen Master of Applied Finance, CA – Non-executive director  (Appointed 29 November 2011)

Mr Chen has served as Chief Operating Officer of Hanlong (Australia) Resources Pty Ltd since March 2010. Mr. Chen has served as a director of Hanlong (Australia) Resources Pty Ltd since June 2010 and has served on the board of Moly Mines Limited as an alternate director to the principal of Hanlong Group since April 2010.

Prior to joining Hanlong, Mr. Chen was an Associate Director at the Sydney, Australia office of PricewaterhouseCoopers with experience in audit and M&A transaction advisory experience.

Murray HillManaging Director / Chief Executive Officer  BSc Extractive Metallurgy, FAusIMM (Appointed MD 1 May 2016; Appointed CEO 1 May 2012)

Mr Hill has 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is a metallurgist with extensive operating and process plant commissioning experience. Mr Hill is an innovative thinker who has made a positive impact on operations through his career.  He has held management roles at a metallurgical testwork laboratory and an engineering group, which compliments his practical experience.  For the 11 years prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hill operated his own business providing metallurgical consulting services to the mining industry world-wide, including a range of uranium projects.

 

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