Company Secretary

Mr Brian Francis O'Donnell

Chairman: Non-Executive

Mr O’Donnell is Director, Finance and Investments for the Australian Capital Equity Pty Limited group, which includes the company’s largest shareholder, Wroxby Pty Ltd.  Brian is a director of various ACE group companies, including companies active in the agricultural, advertising and investment sectors, in Australia and China.  He is also a non-executive director of ASX-listed Capilano Honey Limited, and The Guide Dog Foundation Pty Ltd (WA).  He is a former director of Iron Ore Holdings Limited, Coates Group Holdings Pty Ltd, WesTrac Pty Ltd, Landis & Gyr AG, Fremantle Football Club Ltd and YMCA of Perth Inc.  Brian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and has 31 years’ experience in the finance and investment industry.

Mr Alwyn Vorster

Managing Director

Mr Vorster commenced as Chief Executive Officer of BCI in May 2016 and was appointed as Managing Director in September 2016.  He has more than 25 years' experience with numerous mining houses in technical and commercial management roles covering the total supply chain from mine to market for iron ore, coal and other minerals.

He has most recently been employed as Group Executive Mining at Australian Capital Equity, and other recent roles include Chief Executive Officer of API Management, the company responsible for developing the multi-billion dollar West Pilbara Project; and Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Iron Ore Holdings Ltd.

Mr Vorster is a non-executive director of Volt Resources Ltd and a board member of the RSPCA WA.

Mr Michael Blakiston

Director: Non-Executive

Mr Blakiston is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Energy and Resources group. He has over 30 years’ experience gained across a range of jurisdictions. Michael advises in relation to asset acquisition and disposal, project structuring, joint ventures and strategic alliances, development agreements and project commercialisation, capital raisings and company merger and acquisitions. Michael has served on numerous ASX listed companies and not-for-profit boards and is currently the Chairman of Precision Opportunities Fund Ltd, a specialist small to medium cap fund.

Ms Jennifer Bloom

Director: Non-Executive

Ms Bloom has an extensive business background with experience in the private and public sector and is currently the Deputy Chair of the Waste Authority Western Australia. Ms Bloom held senior positions with Ansett Australia leading high level change projects across various areas of the business including major operational business realignment. Ms Bloom was seconded to the Victorian Government in 1997 and led the whole of government response to the sale of second tranche airports by the Federal Government.

Ms Bloom has owned and operated successful businesses in the Kimberley and was Councillor and Deputy Shire President for the Shire of Broome from 2009 to 2014 and an independent director of an Aboriginal corporation from 2008 to 2011. During her time as a Councillor Ms Bloom was a member of the Joint Development Assessment Panel that included the application for the development of an LNG Processing Precinct within the Shire of Broome. Resource sector developments for Council consideration included onshore shale oil and gas and mineral sands projects.

Mr Martin Bryant

Director: Non-Executive

Mr Bryant has extensive international business experience with a particular focus on Asia, having worked in various senior management roles in China, Vietnam and the Philippines over the last 20 years.

From 2007 to 2015, Mr Bryant was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of WesTrac China, a Caterpillar equipment dealer servicing China’s Northern Provinces, which account for more than 60% of China’s mining activity. During his tenure, Mr Bryant had direct exposure to China’s domestic iron ore and steel industries. He led a significant expansion of the business and managed a major restructure to suit the economic downturn.

Prior to this, Mr Bryant held senior management positions with other equipment companies. He was Finance Director and Company Secretary for Vietnam-based V-TRAC Holdings from 1994 to 1996. From 1997 to 2003 he was Chief Operating Officer and then President for Philippines-based Monark Equipment, before rejoining V-TRAC Holdings at General Director from 2004 to 2006.

Mr Bryant graduated from Curtin University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Business.

Mr Andrew (Andy) Malcolm Haslam

Director: Non-Executive

Mr Haslam is a mining professional with over 30 years of operational and senior executive experience in the Australian mining industry. He was previously Managing Director of ASX listed Vital Metals and in 2009 was appointed Managing Director of Territory Resources Ltd until late 2011 and was responsible for managing an iron ore operation exporting 2 million tonnes per annum of DSO Lump and Fines in the Northern Territory to Chinese customers. Mr Haslam stepped down as Managing Director as part of a Board restructure following the completion of the successful $133 million on-market takeover bid for Territory Resources by Noble Group Ltd. Most recently, Mr Haslam was Executive General Manager - Iron ore, with ASX 100 company Mineral Resources Limited. Prior to these roles, he held a number of key operational roles in the mining contracting industry in Australia.