Board & Management

JOE PHILLIPS

Executive Chairman

Mr Phillips is Managing Director of Macarthur Minerals Limited and was responsible for the original funding and development of the Company’s significant iron ore assets, having completed its 2012 Prefeasibility Study and obtaining environmental approvals for the Ularring Hematite Project.

Mr Phillips was educated at the University of Queensland and combines strong project management skills with a discipline in economics and a detailed understanding of the operation of public administrations and the elected governments in Australia. Mr Phillips was the General Manager for Economic Development for the City of Brisbane for eight years before joining the executive of ENERGEX Retail Pty Ltd for three years and completing his Public Service career with the Queensland Lottery where he was instrumental in the privatisation of this government asset to Tattersalls (now Tabcorp).

JOSEPHUS (JOE) GROOT

Director & CEO

Joe has had his own civil earthmoving company for 39 years.  The majority of this time has been spent as Company Director, completing major civil projects for local and state government.  For the past ten years he has spent time in the West Australian Goldfields (Leonora) region prospecting, acquiring leases and contracting to ASX listed companies, as well as in NSW.

CAMERON McCALL

Non-Executive Director

Mr McCall has a wealth of experience across the financial services and commercial property industries within Australia and internationally. He has been providing investment advice, equity capital raising and share trading for over 17 years to corporate entities and private clients at Hartley’s Limited and Macquarie Bank Limited.

During his 40-year career, Mr McCall has built an extensive network of international and Australian based high net worth individuals and corporate entities. Mr McCall is currently running a corporate advisory business providing advice on asset acquisition and capital raising to international and Australian based organisations.

HARLEY GROOT

Non-Executive Director

Harley has a Bachelor of Science at Macquarie University majoring in Geology, and focusing on the Leonora goldfields, prospecting and geological research.  He is a professional with extensive experience of logistics, safety, communications and customer service.  Harley has 16 years maritime experience specialising in the safe transport and operations of all Sydney Ferries passengers and assets.

DR MICHAEL KALE

Non-Executive Director

Dr Michael Kale MBBS (Sydney), BMedRadSc, MTrauma (Ortho), MPH, MClinEpid, MAICD is a medical doctor, currently working towards further specialist qualifications in surgery. In addition to his clinical experience, he has management and leadership experience in both the non-medical business and not-for-profit sectors.

He is a Company Director of a Canadian biopharmaceutical company which is intending to list on the CSE in 2022, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Michael’s background brings a unique set of analytical, risk management, and interpersonal skills to apply to complex systems.

MIMA WIRAKARA

Company Secretary

Mima is a professional with 15 years’ experience in administrative, governance and company secretarial support services for several ASX, TSX and POMSox listed resource companies, having also assisted a number of these organisations through the IPO process. Mima has been instrumental in managing the Company’s corporate governance and compliance processes, and adds considerable value to the management team.

Mima is currently the Company Secretary at Macarthur Minerals Limited (ASX: MIO, TSXV: MMS, OTCQB: MMSDF).