The Group is an ASX200 diversified global mining services group headquartered in Australia.
From our meagre beginning as a one-drill operation in Kalgoorlie, the Group has become one of the largest diversified global mining services companies.
The Group has built a portfolio of companies designed to provide a complete mining value chain throughout Australia, Africa and around the world.
Ian was appointed as a non-executive director and Deputy Chairman on November 23, 2015. Subsequently, on December 5, 2017, he was appointed as Chairman of the Board. He also has been a non-executive director of Dacian Gold Ltd since 2016.
Ian holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Laws (Cum Laude) degree from the University of Natal. He was educated in South Africa and emigrated to Australia in 1986. Ian practiced law, specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions, in national law firms Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Mallesons Stephen Jaques until 2006 when he established (with Mr Michael Lishman) the boutique law firm, Cochrane Lishman, which was eventually acquired by the global law firm Clifford Chance in early 2011.
Ian has had a long association with the Group, having provided legal services when Ausdrill Limited was listed on the ASX in 1994. He was regularly voted by his peers as being one of the leading M&A lawyers in Australia until he retired from the practice of law in December 2013. He has not provided legal services to the Group or any other entities since then.
Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mark was appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Perenti in September 2018. Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry throughout Australia, New Zealand, Africa and the Americas.
Mark was appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Perenti in
September 2018. Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry
throughout Australia, New Zealand, Africa and the Americas. Prior to joining Perenti
Mark held several executive roles with Thiess and Leighton Contractors, as well
as various operational leadership positions with Henry Walker Eltin and Macmahon.
His expertise spans underground, open cut and process engineering
operations across a variety of commodities including iron ore, gold, copper,
diamonds, nickel and oil sands.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree (honours) from the
University of Western Australia and an Executive MBA from the University of New
South Wales (AGSM).
Mark’s strategy and growth expertise coupled with his
operational experience have fostered a strong understanding of the success
factors that drive business performance in the mining industry.
Terry was appointed as a non-executive director on July 21, 2005. Terry has extensive experience in banking, finance and corporate risk management and has been actively involved in the mining industry for over 40 years.
Terry was appointed as a non-executive director on July 21, 2005. Terry has extensive experience in banking, finance and corporate risk management and has been actively involved in the mining industry for over 40 years. He also was a non-executive director of GR Engineering Ltd from 2011 until November 2018.
Terry holds an accounting and finance degree from the West Australian Institute of Technology (later subsumed into Curtin University when it opened and the degree became a Bachelor of Commerce degree). He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mark was appointed as a non-executive director on February 24, 2015. Mark is a Mining Engineer. He graduated from the Western Australia School of Mines and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Mark was appointed as a non-executive director on February 24, 2015. Mark is a Mining Engineer. He graduated from the Western Australia School of Mines and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mark has extensive mining experience with over 25 years in senior management roles in both surface and underground mining operations. Mark is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Griffin Mining Ltd, having previously held senior positions in the mining industry as Chief Operating Officer at Focus Minerals Ltd, Chief Operating Officer at Golden West Resources Ltd, Executive General Manager Mining at Macmahon Contractors Pty Ltd, Chief Executive Officer at Queensland Industrial Minerals Ltd, General Manager at Consolidated Rutile Ltd and General Manager Pasminco, Broken Hill / Elura Mines.
Rob was appointed as a non-executive director on July 14, 2018. He has over 30 years experience in the energy and resources industries. Rob is a former executive director of Woodside Petroleum Limited and former managing director of Beach Energy Limited.
Rob was appointed as a non-executive director on July 14, 2018. He has over 30 years experience in the energy and resources industries. Rob is a former executive director of Woodside Petroleum Limited and former managing director of Beach Energy Limited. He is also a former Chairman of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association. Prior to joining the oil and gas industry, Rob was a partner in the law firm now known as King & Wood Mallesons.
He is currently Chairman of Synergy, Chairman of Southern Ports Authority, Chairman of GLX Holdings Ltd and a non-executive director of Iluka Resources Limited. Rob holds Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the Australian National University in Canberra and is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
Alexandra (Alex) Atkins
Alex was appointed as a non-executive director on July 14, 2018. Alex has over 25 years’ experience in the mining industry.
Alex was appointed as a non-executive director on July 14, 2018. Alex has over 25 years experience in the mining industry, including as a Geologist for Australian Consolidated Minerals, Mining Engineer for Mt Isa Mines Ltd, Underground/Airleg Miner for Plutonic Resources, Geotechnical Engineer for Placer Dome, Mining Engineer for Murchison United, Construction Project Engineer at Cairns Regional Council, Senior Mining Engineer for AMC Consultants, a District Inspector of Mines for the WA Department of Mines & Petroleum, Principal Mining Consultant for Optiro, Chief Advisor at Sustainability and Chief Operating Officer at PETRA Data Science. Alex is the founder of her own consultancy firm, Alex Atkins & Associates, which is focused on conformance (board assurance of technical and operational risk, mine approvals and compliance) and performance (digital transformation of mining).
Alex holds two Bachelor of Engineering Degrees, from the University of Queensland and WA School of Mines, qualifying her as a Mining Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer and Geologist. She holds First Class Mine Manager’s Certificates for Western Australia and Queensland, has an MBA (Finance) from the Australian Institute of Business, is a graduate of the AICD and Chartered Professional Fellow of The AusIMM. Alex was one of 2018’s 100 Global Influential Women In Mining (WIMUK) and was inducted into the Western Australia Women’s Hall of Fame in 2019.
Andrea was appointed as a non-executive director on December 15, 2019. Andrea has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
Andrea is a Chartered Accountant
with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having
commenced her career at KPMG in 1987, before retiring from the firm in 2012 as
a Partner in Charge of the Perth Internal Audit, Risk and Control Services
division within KPMG’s Risk Consulting area.
currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of several listed
and non-listed entities, including Evolution Mining, the Fremantle Dockers,
Pioneer Credit, and the Insurance Commission of Western Australia. She has also previously held non-executive
directorship roles at several other prominent entities, including Automotive
Holdings Group, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia, and
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, and she is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand. She served on the WA Council for Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand for seven years until 2011, the last year as the Chair. Andrea has also completed a Masters in Applied Finance (Corporate Finance).