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.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Hodge commenced as Chief Financial Officer on 1 February 2017. He has more than 25 years’ experience in senior executive, corporate advisory and equity research roles.
He was most recently engaged in a consulting capacity as Corporate and Commercial Advisor to BCI. Prior to joining BCI, Mr Hodge was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Quickflix limited, an ASX-listed company he co-founded. He has extensive finance, capital markets, corporate advisory and equity research experience having held senior positions in corporate advisory with Poynton and Partners and in equity research with JP Morgan (London) and a major Australian stockbroker.
Mr Hodge has a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours in Accounting and Finance) from University of Western Australia.
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Ms Rubini Ventouras commenced as General Counsel and Company Secretary on 1 February 2017. She has extensive legal and commercial experience involving exploration, project construction, HSE legislation, mining operations and marketing throughout Australia, NZ, Asia and Europe.
Most recently, she held a senior role with Newmont Asia Pacific where she was Group Executive Legal Affairs.
She holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Murdoch University. She is admitted to practice law in Western Australia and the High Court of Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Ventouras is a member of the Western Australia Museum Board of Trustees and a committee member of the WA Law Society Committee for Government and In House Lawyers.