David was appointed Managing Director in November 2022 and brings more than 20 years’ leadership experience in the mining industry to BCI, including the delivery of large capital projects.
Prior to joining BCI Minerals, David has held the role of Chief Operating Officer and then Chief Executive Officer at Bravus Mining and Resources and during this time led the start‐up of the Carmichael coal mine to full production and executed a number of large capital projects with full safety, schedule, scope and capital cost accountability. Prior to joining Bravus Mining and Resources, David was the general manager at BHP’s Mt Arthur Coal and Daunia mines and was instrumental in commencing production ramp‐up on schedule at BHP’s Caval Ridge mine.
David holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of Melbourne Business School and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He also holds a Master in Mining Engineering from the University of Pretoria.
Chief Financial Officer
Steve was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2023. Steve brings a wealth of experience to our leadership team, with a strong background in various executive roles and over 20 years in the resources sector. Before joining BCI, Steve served as the Chief Financial Officer at APM and has held key roles at FMG and WesTrac.
His experience in leading financial roles within ASX-listed entities, coupled with his successful execution of growth strategies and leadership in numerous M&A transactions, positions Steve as a valuable addition to the team.
General Counsel & Company Secretary
Stephanie was appointed as General Counsel at BCI in January 2019 and has 18 years' experience in the projects and resources industries, with significant experience at both a top tier law firm and in-house at a large global resources company.
Prior to joining BCI, Stephanie held senior roles at Rio Tinto providing strategic development and approvals advice to Rio Tinto Iron Ore, working on an integrated network of 16 iron ore mines, four port terminals and a 1,700 km rail network and related infrastructure.
Tim Deighton was appointed Project Director in April 2023 and brings more than 25 years’ experience in construction, engineering and project management.
Joining BCI Minerals from ACCIONA, Tim held the roles of Project Consortium and Joint Venture Director on the East Rockingham Waste to Energy Project. Prior to this, Tim served as the Executive General Manager at Primero Group and General Manager for Major Projects at Mineral Resources Limited.
Tim is a commercially astute leader with the skills and experience needed to manage high value and complex multidisciplinary projects.
Head of External Relations
Arron Minchin was appointed Head of External Relations in May 2023 and brings more than 20 years’ experience across the Private, State and Local Government sectors with exposure to Government, Mining, Sport and Recreation and Community Safety industries.
Joining BCI Minerals from the City of Karratha, Arron served as Director of Community Services for four years, with a core focus on regional development. Prior to this, Arron held leadership roles at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development and BHP.
Arron has strong insight into the issues and opportunities that exist in regional Western Australia and a track record of finding innovative ways to deliver on commitments.