Pat Williams has worked in the global resources business for more than 30 years where he has held senior roles with several international mining operations from the front line through to the boardroom. Working through a range of senior production and management roles with BHP and Anglo American, Pat gained strong operational management expertise over a 15-year duration. As COO of global mining services company Runge Ltd, Pat stewarded the business through IPO and various M&A transactions. Pat has extensive experience leading small, medium and large-sized operations teams to deliver safe, efficient project outcomes, on time and on budget.
Pat has led value creation at operational, business, commercial and shareholder levels through all facets of the commodity cycle journey. He is differentiated from his peers by this rare mastery of business strategy, operational discipline, human leadership and commercial acumen. His knowledge encompasses resources planning, processing, infrastructure, logistics, operations, projects, maintenance and sales. He currently also serves as Executive Director for Northstar Energy.
Paul McKenna has over 30 years in technical, commercial and corporate roles in the energy and resources industry. Having previously served in senior and executive roles for top tier Australian energy companies (including Energex, Citipower, Ergon Energy, Enertrade, Arrow Energy, Coal of Queensland and Territory Gas), he has proven expertise in advancing resource projects towards production readiness and sustainable profitability. He currently also serves as Managing Director for Northstar Energy.
Brian MacDonald is a professional engineer, company director, and executive with over 30 years experience in the mining and resources industries. He has extensive leadership experience with demonstrated success in all facets of the mining operations – ranging from exploration, project development, open cut, and underground mining operations, and mineral processing. Brian has worked extensively in coal and mineral producing basins and regions globally – having been engaged by large corporates, large private equity ownership entities and small private enterprises. His former roles include Executive Chair and founder of Fitzroy Australia Resources, Managing Director of Vale Australia, Managing Director of AMCI Australia, Coal Group, CEO of MIM Holdings, Director of the Mount Isa Mines operating group companies, and Senior Executive within the Thiess Group. He has also represented the broader industry as the former Director of the Qld Mining Council, Australian Coal Association and ACARP. He currently also serves as Executive Director for Northstar Energy.
Dr Bryce Healy has a broad technical background across multiple commodities including precious metals, base metals and bulk commodities specialising in structural geology and geological mapping, geological modelling, geophysical interpretation, alteration and geochemistry analysis, target generation and prospectivity analysis. He also brings considerable project management experience and commercial acumen having managed multi-disciplinary teams in asset valuations and due diligence, exploration budgeting, and portfolio development.