Mr Cassidy is co-founder and Chairman of The Sentient Group, Chairman of Enirgi Group Corporation and a director of Xinli Titanium. Prior to co-founding Sentient in 2000, Mr Cassidy established AMP Life’s private equity division, worked with Ford Motor Company and was involved with industry development on behalf of Australian State and Commonwealth Governments.
Mr Cassidy holds a degree in geology and a first class honours degree in chemistry from the University of Tasmania and a PhD in coal science from Monash University.
Mr Stocks is a Mining Engineer with over twenty five years’ experience in the resources sector, primarily in mining construction, operations and corporate roles. He has been particularly active in the areas of business optimisation, cost and production efficiency improvements, project evaluation and development of mining projects in Australia and overseas.
Mr Stocks has lead Iron Road as Managing Director from its inception, prior to the successful Initial Public Offer and acquisition of the Central Eyre Iron Project (CEIP) in 2008. Since then, Mr Stocks has overseen tremendous growth through to the delivery of a $100 million definitive feasibility study which confirmed the commercial viability of the CEIP and has positioned Iron Road in its current development-ready phase.
Mr Ellis has had a long and distinguished career in business, particularly in the resources sector. Mr Ellis’ career included three decades at BHP Ltd, Chairing the company from 1997 to 1999. He also served on the boards of a number of listed companies and governing bodies including Newcrest Mining, Aurora Gold, the International Copper Association, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, the International Council on Metals and the Environment and the American Mining Congress.
Mr Ellis is Chairman of Alzheimers Australia (NSW), a former Chancellor of Monash University, former President of the Minerals Council of Australia and former Chairman of the Australia-Japan Foundation and the Australian National Occupational Health and Safety Commission. He is also a member of the Sentient Advisory Council and is on the Advisory Board of Anglo Coal Australia.
Mr Hall is a highly experienced company director, with a strong background in finance and investment from a career spanning senior executive positions at AMP, membership of a range of investment oversight boards, board positions at securities industry organisations, and significant participation in government advisory boards related to the securities, corporate law, managed funds and superannuation sectors.
Mr Hall is a Member of the Order of Australia, with a citation for service to business and commerce, in particular to the improvement of ethical and professional standards and the efficiency of the Australian securities markets. Mr Hall is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Ian Hume's career in the resources industry stretches back several decades, primarily in the fields of managed fund investments, capital raising and project development. Mr Hume was a Founding Partner of The Sentient Group, a manager of closed end private equity funds specialising in global investments in the natural resource industries.
He remains an independent advisor to The Sentient Group, following his retirement from the fund in 2009. Prior to the founding of The Sentient Group, Mr Hume was a consultant to AMP’s Private Capital Division.
Mr Gosse has served as a Professional Director for the last 20 years on various Public Listed Company Boards. Prior to this he was involved in the Stockbroking, Merchant Banking and Venture Capital Industries.
Mr Ingle is a geologist, having graduated with a BSc (Hons) and MSc in geology from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and a MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Curtin University of Technology, Perth. Mr Ingle has been General Manager with Iron Road since its inception in 2008 and has over 25 years’ experience in the resources and engineering industry in southern Africa and Australia. His work experience encompasses underground mining, tunnelling, quarrying, mineral exploration, project development and business improvement. He has held senior positions with various global companies such as LHPC (JV), Barrick Gold Corporation and Rio Tinto.
Mr Reilly has more than 30 years of international sales and marketing experience representing major mineral producers and prospective producers in the industrial minerals , ferroalloys and base metals markets. His experience has included responsibility for the development and implementation of strategic marketing plans and worldwide negotiation of sales contracts.
Mr Reilly’s experience includes the marketing of mineral sands (ilmenite, rutile and zircon), industrial salt, gypsum, copper concentrates, molybdenum and magnetite.
Mr Hunt is a metallurgist with a BMet(Hons) from the University of Wollongong and a MEng from the University of Newcastle. He is a MAusIMM(CP), MIEAust and CPEng.
Mr Hunt has spent more than 25 years working in the mining and processing industry, working across a number of commodities. He has significant senior operational and technical experience with both large and small organisations. Mr Hunt has been with Iron Road since the end of 2014.
Ms Johnston began her career with the Department of Mines and Energy, South Australia (now DSD) specialising in providing advice and assistance to landowners, the resources sector and other stakeholders on the mining legislation as both a former Mining Registrar and Principal Advisor. After leaving Government she consulted to numerous ASX listed resources companies for several years, including Iron Road Limited, before joining the company full time in 2011 to concentrate on project approvals and regulatory compliance.
Mr Green is JBS&G’s National Manager for environmental impact assessments and government approvals. He has over 20 years’ experience in environmental management, community engagement, government negotiations, independent peer reviews and project management as well as due diligence and feasibility studies.
Mr Green is a well-recognised leader in his field and has broad technical expertise in management systems, environmental and development legislation, radiation protection, biodiversity conservation, greenhouse gas reduction strategies, sustainable water supply development, airborne emissions and tailings management.
Mr Green uses this knowledge and experience in directing environmental impact assessments to achieve successful government approvals for infrastructure and resource industry clients. Mr Green has worked with Iron Road since early 2012.
Ms Judd comes to Iron Road Limited with 12 years of Accounting and Financial Management experience, 7 of which were gained at BHP Billiton. Holding a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Accounting, Ms Judd's experience covers Joint Venture Accounting, Taxation, External reporting, Stewardship and ERP System Implementations.
As a Project lead for various Accounting software implementations (SAP), Ms Judd's knowledge will help to establish and strengthen IRD’s long term recording and reporting framework. Ms Judd has been with Iron Road since mid 2012.