Advisory Board Members Tim Crossley and Rob Neale will be moderating sessions 1 and 2 at the forthcoming Mining Resources Convention which will be held in Brisbane on the 24th and 25th August at the Pullman Hotel.
Tim Crossley is a highly accomplished and respected senior mining executive with more than 20 years’ industry experience. He is presently an Advisory Board member for Siecap, a specialist project management and advisory firm, and Mayur Resources, a cross commodity junior resources company focused on PNG.
Tim is also the former Deputy CEO of Gloucester Coal and President and Chief Operating Officer of BHP Billiton’s West Australian Iron Ore business and previously held senior positions at the mining giant’s manganese and metallurgical coal divisions.
Tim has unparalleled expertise in cross-commodity operating, project development, government relations, JV and international financing and promotion, with a strong business background in Asia. He is also highly adept at business development, innovation, problem-solving and delivering organisational value off a platform of simplicity and personal accountability.
Robert Neale (Rob) has been an active participant in the Resources and Energy sectors of the global economy for some 45+ years. Rob graduated from the University of Queensland in 1968 with a First Class Honours Degree in Geology and Mineralogy with an additional major in Chemistry.
Rob was recently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of New Hope Corporation (NHC), an Australian diversified energy company (coal, oil and gas), listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). Rob elected to retire from NHC on 31 January 2014, after 17.5 years of service.
Previously, Rob worked with Esso Australia Ltd and Exxon Coal & Minerals Company for 23 years on resource and energy projects. Consequently, Rob has wide and diversified international experience providing leadership in multiple countries covering exploration, development, construction and operations of coal, base metals and precious metal mines in the resources industry; as well as exploration, development and production from oil and gas conventional and non-conventional fields.
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