Mr Sutherland is a metallurgist with over 30 years' experience in the mining industry including executive roles in large resource companies. His previous role was as Managing Director of Flinders Mines Limited, where he led the successful transition from junior explorer to prospective iron ore developer. Before joining Flinders Mines, he spent twelve years in senior leadership roles at BHP Billiton’s world-class Olympic Dam Mine and Pasminco’s Century Mine. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree.
Non Executive Director
Dr Fisher has more than 40 years’ experience in mining companies, spanning both corporate and operational roles, with a particular emphasis on iron ore and nickel projects. He has played key roles in listing and managing resources companies on both the ASX and TSX as well as identifying, evaluating, developing and operating quality mine developments. Dr Fisher was co-founder and a Director of successful African copper miner Anvil Mining from 1995-2000 and co-founder and CEO/Managing Director of Moly Mines Limited from 2003 until 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) and a PhD in geology from the University of Toronto.
Mr Nitschke is a mining engineer with over 35 years' experience in the mining industry including operating at executive levels in large resource companies. Recent roles include Executive General Manager (EGM) Projects and Technical Services for OZ Minerals Limited, EGM Australian Operations for Oxiana Limited, EGM Development for Newmont Australia and EGM Western Australia for Normandy Group. Significant projects managed by Mr Nitschke include the development of the Prominent Hill Copper Gold Project, the Golden Grove Underground Zinc Operation and the Sepon Copper Expansion Project.
Ms Benda is credentialed and highly experienced across business, law and finance. She has worked for top International legal and professional services firms in senior positions including Mallesons King & Wood and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She practices as an Investment Banker with global US and French banks advising ASX200-300 companies across equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions, specialising in the mining and resources sector. Ms Benda has also served as an Executive General Manager across operations, finance and corporate services. Ms Benda has been as Executive Director and Head of Corporate Finance for a stockbroker. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Applied Finance and is a graduate of Havard Business School AMP.
Ms Benda is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a board member (WA) and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Managment. Ms Benda is also currently on the boards of the Australia Youth Orchestra and chairs charity, Ready to Work Inc.
Mr Sun is General Manager of TFA International Pty Ltd., an Australian subsidiary of Taifeng Yuanchang International Development Co Ltd (‘Taifeng’) which holds a 49% interest in IMX's Cairn Hill mining operation in South Australia. Mr Sun holds non-executive directorships with Pepinnini Minerals Limited and Ferrowest Resources Limited, both of which are listed on the ASX and has significant experience in resources investment and mineral projects analysis. He holds a Master of E-commerce, a Master of Economics in Industrial Enterprise Management and a Diploma in Industrial Enterprise Management.
Stuart is a chartered secretary with over 25 years in senior commercial roles. He was previously Company Secretary with Anvil Mining Limited for almost six years, prior to which he held senior positions with Ok Tedi Mining Limited, Ernst and Young and HSBC.
Chief Financial Officer
Phil is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years experience in accounting and finance roles. He commenced his career at a large international accounting firm and has since gained corporate experience with both Australian and international listed companies.
General Manager Cairn Hill Project
Simon has 20 years practical mining experience in operations and project development across a range of commodities throughout Australia. He has been working on the Cairn Hill Project since August 2008 – taking the project from the final project approvals, contract tenders and finally project commencement. Prior to that he was Mining Manager for Mt Gibson Mining at Tallering Peak, and prior to that he worked for a number of companies including Onesteel (South Middleback Ranges), Newmont (Granites), Normandy, Henry Walker and Eltin.
General Manager, Exploration & Business Development Africa
Mike is a qualified exploration geophysicist and lawyer. His most recent roles have been Managing Director of exploration companies, TNT Mines Limited and Alchemy Resources Limited, where he successfully acquired and built strategic land positions in highly prospective mineral regions and oversaw early exploration drilling programs. Prior to these roles, Mike held senior management positions with North Limited and Oxiana Limited.
General Manager - ProjectsStewart is a process engineer with over twenty years experience in many facets of the mining industry including both operations and project development. Prior to joining IMX Resources he held various management positions with Continetal Nickel Limited and Sedgman Limited. Previous to this he was a part owner of Intermet Engineering Pty Ltd, an engineering consulting and contracting firm focused on the development of small to medium sized mineral processing projects globally, which was purchased by Sedgman in 2007. His experience includes multiple projects in Southern and Eastern Africa including Kasese Cobalt in Uganda, Dikulushi Copper and Kinsevere Copper in the DRC and Bwana Mkubwa Copper in Zambia, as well as projects in Asia, Australia and South America.
Mr Watkins holds a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from Curtin University of Technology (1991) and is a Fellow of the AusIMM.
Country Manager - TanzaniaKavishe was born and raised in Tanzania and has lived, studied and worked in various countries including Bulgaria, UK, Japan, Canada and the United States.Prior to joining IMX Resources in 2013 he held various influential leadership positions within Tanzanian government agencies, including the National Development Corporation (NDC) and the Parastatal Sector Reform Commission (PSRC). In 2006 Kavishe established a private technology business, Kicheko Ltd and is regularly invited as a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at various Tanzanian universities and centres of higher learning.He holds degrees in Engineering and Business Administration and post-graduate qualifications in business administration, project management, privatization and utility regulation.
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