Mr Richard Mehan
Mr Mehan is a senior executive with over 30 years experience in the resources industry, predominately in steel making bulk raw materials. Mr Mehan has held a wide range of senior commercial, general management and managing director roles of ASX listed companies including Jupiter Mines Ltd, Portman Limited and Grange Resources Ltd.
Mr Mehan is an economics graduate from Monash University in Victoria and started his career at Rio Tinto where he worked for 15 years in sales, marketing, business development and logistics roles. Mr Mehan has spent more than 25 years in the iron ore and coal sectors and was previously President and CEO Asia Pacific Region of Cliffs Natural Resources Pty Ltd.
Mr Paul Summers
Non Executive Director
Mr Paul Summers has joined the board as a non-executive director. Paul has been a legal practitioner since 1985, and founded his own firm, Summers Legal in 1989.
Paul has been the company’s counsel for more than 10 years and has provided extensive advice and service during the recent takeover of Cascade Resources Ltd. Paul is currently Lead Counsel-Commercial, Corporate and Property of Summers Legal and is familiar with the company’s affairs, projects and strategy.
For more than 30 years Paul has provided his clients advice on complex property developments and transactions, syndication, joint ventures and financing; structuring of new business projects, complex commercial and corporate contracts and structures and a wide range of estates and asset structuring matters including the resources sector. Paul will be active on the board with particular responsibility for the corporate governance of the day to day affairs of the company.
Mr Jones is a Mining Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience including at least 15 years at senior management level. He has been involved in all facets of mining operations in both underground and open cut mines, including planning and development, exploration, consultancy, joint ventures, and contract mining and owner mining across a wide range of commodities.
During his career, he has held a range of senior management, operational and corporate positions including as General Manager for Territory Resources Limited and General Manager Mineral Ventures for GBF Underground Mining Company. Mr Jones is a Fellow of the AUSIMM.
Mr Middleton is a fund manager and former stockbroker with extensive experience in the capital markets sector, particularly in the resource sector.
He is a director of SA Capital Pty Ltd, a corporate advisory firm specialising in equity raisings and underwriting, and Managing Director of SA Capital Funds Management Limited, an Adelaide-based investment fund that has been involved in advising and raising equity for corporations in the form of venture capital, seed capital, private equity, pre-initial public offerings and initial public offerings.
Mr Matthew Foy
Matthew Foy was previously a Senior Adviser at the ASX and has ten years’ experience in facilitating the listing and compliance of companies on the ASX. Matthew is an active member of the WA State Governance Council of the Governance Institute of Australia and was previously a member of WA Regional Council of the Financial Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).