EXPLORATION AND MINING
Mr Lyons is a successful and well respected Perth based businessman; being a shareholder and the Managing Director of the Heiniger Groups Australasian operations for the last 20 years.
Mr Lyons is also Chairman of the GWR Executive Committee, and is a member of both the GWR Audit & Risk Management Committee and the GWR Remuneration Committee of the Group.
Tan Sri Dato' Tien Seng Law
Non-executive Deputy Chairman
Mr Law is a highly experienced investor in iron ore companies and was previously the Deputy Chairman and major shareholder of Midwest Corporation Limited. Mr Law also has extensive business interests and investments in China.
Mr Law is currently the executive Chairman of T.S. Law Holding Sdn Bhd, an investment holding company in Malaysia, covering a diverse range of industries. These companies include those with activities in property investment and development, food and beverage and steel plate distribution.
Mr Law is the appointed Malaysian Business Advisor of Jinan Group of Companies of the Shandong Province, the People’s Republic of China. He has a substantial interest in Ji Kang Dimensi Sdn Bhd, a company within the Jinan Group of Companies operating a steel plates manufacturing plant in Kuantan.
Mr Law is a substantial stakeholder and Deputy Chairman of Hiap Teck Venture Berhad, a Malaysian listed company engaged in distribution and trading of steel related products and as well as manufacturing of steel pipes.
Mr Law was appointed a director on 22 July 2010 and elected Deputy Chairman on 8 February 2012.
Mr Wilson is an exploration geologist with more than 25 years experience in Australia and South East Asia.
He is a foundation Director of GWR and has a long association with the Wiluna West Project. He was instrumental in consolidating the ownership of the tenement package and bringing that tenement package to market.
He is also very well respected by the Aboriginal communities in and around Wiluna and takes a leading role in negotiating and resolving Heritage and Native Title matters.
Datuk Chin An Lau
Mr Lau is a qualified lawyer and owner of the legal practice Lau Moghan & Ee. Mr Lau is also a director of LTS Properties (M) Sdn Bhd and LTS Capital Sdn Bhd which are both property development companies.
Mr Lau is also currently the Deputy Chairman of Perduren Ltd, a property development company listed on the Malaysia stock exchange (Bursa).
Mr Lau is Chairman of both the GWR Remuneration Committee and the GWR Audit & Risk Management Committee.
Kong Leng (Jimmy) Lee
Mr Lee is a mining engineer with more than 30 years of industry experience and is a member of AusIMM. He has successfully worked with a number of major Australian mining companies and has held senior positions with Hamersley Iron Ltd, Dominion Mining Ltd, Christmas Island Phosphates, North Ltd and Carey Mining Ltd.
Mr Lee provides mining and corporate advisory services to the mining industry and was formerly a founding director of Terrain Minerals Limited. In addition, he has a successful track record with contract negotiations and company investment strategies.
Mr Lee is a member of both the GWR Remuneration Committee and the GWR Audit & Risk Management Committee.
Teck Siong Wong
Alternate Director for Mr Law
Mr Wong has considerable international business experience having worked in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and now in Malaysia and Indonesia after graduating with a Bachelor of Business degree from Swinburne University (Melbourne).
Mr Wong is involved with iron ore mining industry in Indonesia. He was previously involved in the sales and export of steel related products and was a director of a retail chain business in the United Kingdom, previously known as JW Carpenter Ltd. Mr Wong was working in the OEM plastic manufacturing industry in Hong Kong prior to taking up a position in the steel industry in Malaysia.
Mr Pitts is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants with more than 25 years experience in statutory reporting and business administration. He has been directly involved with, and consulted to a number of public companies holding senior financial management positions.
He is a Partner in the corporate advisory firm Endeavour Corporate providing company secretarial support; corporate and compliance advice to a number of ASX listed public companies.
With over 25 years’ experience in mining and related sectors, Adrian brings broad professional experience in both operations and project development in addition to corporate and regional management.
Immediate past positions include General Manager of Business Development and Commercial Services with mid-tier gold miner Minjar Gold, Finance Director at Grange Resources on the South Down Magnetite Project and Regional Business Manager of Newmont Asia Pacific.
While at Minjar Gold (Minjar) Adrian oversaw growth from a one mine company producing 35,000 oz p/a to a three mine company producing in excess of 200,000 oz p/a, through the acquisition of the Pajingo and Southern Cross Mines, he also facilitated a number of strategic third party ore purchases. He also oversaw Minjar becoming a corner stone investor in Triton Resources an emerging producer with world class graphite projects in Mozambique.
Adrian is experienced at all stages of the resource project life cycle (feasibility, development, operations and closure) as well as being experienced across a wide range of mining operations: open cut, underground, strip mining. He has worked with a range of commodities such as gold, iron ore, base metals, diamonds, ferro metals, battery minerals and fertilisers.
A keen Rugby Union player and Curtin University Rugby Club President, Adrian is a firm believer in ‘values based management’ and brings a breadth and depth of experience perfectly suited to transition GWR Group form explorer to producer.