Chris is the founding shareholder of each of the three original subsidiary companies of Mineral Resources (Crushing Services International Pty Ltd, PIHA Pty Ltd and Process Minerals International Pty Ltd). He has over 36 years of experience in the mining contracting, engineering and resource processing industries.
In 1979, Chris founded Karratha Rigging and was Managing Director until its acquisition by Walter Wright Industries in 1982. Chris was subsequently appointed as the General Manager, Walter Wright Industries for the Western Australia and Northern Territory regions. In 1986, Chris founded Genco Ltd, and, following two years of considerable growth, Genco Ltd merged with the Monadelphous Group in 1988.
In September 1988 Receivers and Managers were appointed to the Monadelphous Group. At this time, Chris was appointed the Managing Director and under his careful management, the Monadelphous Group successfully traded out of its financial difficulties and eventually relisted on the ASX in late 1989. In 1992, Chris founded PIHA Pty Ltd, a company focussed on the provision of specialised pipe lining and general infrastructure.
Mark joined us as Chief Financial Officer in August 2018 and become joint Company Secretary in October 2018. Mark is an experienced senior executive with a strong track record in development and implementation of business strategy, balance sheet management, organisational design, project management, and transaction execution.
Prior to joining Mineral Resources, Mark has held senior positions in a number of Australian and international companies, including Laing O’Rourke, Multiplex and Brookfield Multiplex, where he led Multiplex’s listing on the ASX.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, and has a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (FINSIA).
Mike has over 35 years of experience in the mining industry having started his career with Alluvial Gold Mining where he was responsible for constructing, operating and maintaining numerous floating gold dredges and hard rock gold mining and processing. After gaining valuable experience in the gold industry, Mike moved into iron ore mining, holding a range of Maintenance Management and Mine Management positions across a number of projects in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Yilgarn regions of Western Australia.
Through his experience, Mike has gained in-depth knowledge of the operational side of mining and in 2009 joined Mineral Resources as General Manager, Crushing Services International, now trading as CSI Mining Services (CSI), growing it to be one of Australia’s most recognised crushing and processing businesses.
Following on from his success in managing CSI, Mike was appointed to Mineral Resources’ Executive Team and in the role of Chief Executive, Mining Services, is responsible for the full scope of mining services, including CSI, Construction, Logistics and Energy. He will be working to strengthen Mineral Resources’ capabilities in road and rail haulage, energy, camps and marine as we accelerate our growth in these areas. In addition, Mike is responsible for business development activities and ensuring Mineral Resources delivers on key projects currently under development.
Paul has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry with a strong track record in multiple disciplines including general management, operational management, technical leadership, project/studies management, business improvement, mineral resource evaluation and mine planning.
Prior to joining Mineral Resources, Paul held senior operating roles with Leighton, HWE and FMG gaining both contractor and own miner experience through a broad range of technical, operational and construction roles spanning large scale open cut operations across a range of commodities including iron ore, lithium and copper.
Since joining Mineral Resources, Paul has held a number of senior leadership roles ranging from managing mining operations and leading both the asset management and technical services areas. Combined, this experience has provided Paul with in-depth knowledge of the business spanning end-to-end mining operations from exploration, through to mine planning, ramp up and steady state operations, and the rehabilitation process. In his role as Chief Executive, Commodities, Paul is responsible for the safe and profitable operations of all of our mines, as well as assuming responsibility for Safety across the Group, and for Project Services. Paul will also oversee our planned mining operations growth.
Paul is a qualified mining engineer with a Masters in Mine Engineering M.Eng (MI) from Federation University in Victoria and also holds mechanical trade qualifications.
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