Board of Directors
(Independent Chairman)B.Acc, MBL, FCA, FAICD
Johann was until earlier this year Non Executive Chairman of ASX listed IMX Resources Limited and is currently Non- Executive Director of ASX listed uranium explorer, Uranex Limited. In addition, he is Chairman of Coalworks Limited and a Director of Australian Zircon NL, as well as various directorships in private resource focused companies active in Australia and internationally. As Chairman of IMX Resources Limited, he assisted in that company becoming the first iron ore producer in South Australia, in over 100 years. Johann is a Fellow member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Company Directors of Australia.
(Non-Executive Director) BE (Mining)
Allan is a mining engineer and has over 35 years experience in the Australian and international coal and metalliferous mining industries. He is a registered mine manager in Australia and South Africa. Allan was a founding director of Excel Coal Limited and as Executive Director – Operations for Excel Coal Limited, Allan had direct responsibility for operations and construction projects. From 2000 until early 2006, Allan worked for Patrick Corporation as Director operations. In addition, he was an Executive Director of Whitehaven Coal from February 2009 until November 2012 and a non-executive director of QR Limited and QR National Limited from October 2008 until December 2011. He is currently a non-executive Director of Qube Holdings.
(Non-Executive Director) BSc Hons
Chris has over 30 years experience in the exploration and mining industry in Australia and overseas. Chris was a founding member and Executive Director of coal mining company Excel Coal Limited which became Australia's largest independent coal mining company, before being acquired by Peabody Energy Inc. in October 2006. Chris commenced his career in the UK coal industry, followed by positions within Shell's exploration group in Southern Africa, and CRAE in Western Australia. He has also held senior positions for BP Coal (London and USA), Agipcoal Australia and for the Stratford Joint Venture. Chris has core skills in geology, mining engineering and minerals processing, mainly in the coal industry with some experience in gold, base metals and diamonds. He has had overall responsibity for the design and engineering of four new mines during his career with Excel. Chris is a Non-Executive Director of Ausquest Limited (AQD).