Board of Directors

Tim Netscher

BSc (Eng) (Chemical), BCom, MBA, FIChE, CEng, MAICD

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Netscher is an experienced international mining executive with extensive operational, project development, and transactional experience and expertise in senior executive management roles. Mr Netscher’s experience covers a wide range of resources including nickel, coal, iron ore, uranium and gold and regions including Africa, Asia and Australia.

Appointed Non-Executive Director 17 February 2014.

Appointed Non-Executive Chairman 1 July 2015.

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Other current listed company directorships

  • Gold Road Resources Limited
  • Western Areas Limited

Former listed company directorships in last 3 years

  • Toro Energy Limited (resigned September 2016)
  • Deep Yellow Limited (resigned December 2015)
  • Gindalbie Metals Ltd (resigned October 2014)
  • Bullabulling Gold Limited (resigned July 2014)

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Bob Vassie

B. Mineral Technology Hons (Mining), GAICD, MAUSIMM

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Vassie is a mining engineer with 30 years international mining industry experience and has 18 years’ experience in a range of senior management roles with Rio Tinto. He has particular experience in operations management, resource development strategy, mine planning, feasibility studies, business improvement, corporate restructuring and strategic procurement.

Appointed 1 July 2014.

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Kerry Gleeson

LLB (Hons) FAICD

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Gleeson is an experienced corporate executive with over 20 years boardroom and senior management experience across Australia, UK and the US, in a variety of industries including mining, agriculture, chemicals, logistics and manufacturing. A qualified lawyer in both UK and Australia, she has significant expertise in complex corporate finance and transactional matters, and in corporate governance in Australian and international businesses. She was a member of the Group Executive at Incitec Pivot Limited for 10 years until 2013, including as Company Secretary and General Counsel. Previously, she was a corporate finance and transactional partner in an English law firm, and also practised as a senior lawyer at the Australian law firm, Ashurst.

Ms Gleeson is a Non-Executive Director of Trinity College, University of Melbourne.

Appointed 18 May 2015.

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Remuneration Committee
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee

Former listed company directorships in last 3 years

  • McAleese Limited (resigned August 2016)

David Moroney

BCom, FCA, FCPA, GAICD

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Moroney is an experienced finance executive with more than 20 years’ experience in senior corporate finance roles, including 15 years in the mining industry, and extensive international work experience with strong skills in finance, strategic planning, governance, risk management and leadership.

Mr Moroney is an independent non-executive director of non-ASX listed Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative Ltd (the southern hemisphere’s largest exporter of lobster) and chair of its Audit & Risk Management Committee and member of its Performance and Nomination Committee. Mr Moroney is also an independent nonexecutive director of WA Super, Western Australia’s largest public offer superannuation fund (and Chair of the Risk Committee, and a member of the Compliance & Audit and Human Resources Committees).

Appointed 16 March 2015. 

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee
  • Member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee

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