Mr Martin Reed
Chief Operating Officer
Qualifications: BE Mining, Grad Dip Management, AICD Diploma
Mr Reed is a qualified mining engineer with over 40 years' experience in operations management and project development across a range of commodities, countries and sizes of operations. Recent roles have included Chief Operating Officer and Project Manager for a number of metals companies including Sirius Resources, Sandfire Resources, St Barbara Limited, Paladin Energy Ltd and Windimurra Vanadium Limited. Prior to these appointments, Mr Reed held a number of senior executive positions in the mining industry including roles where he was responsible for the planning and development of several large mining operations in remote locations. He has also been a Non-executive Director for a number of ASX-listed resources companies.
Mr Matthew Fitzgerald
Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary
Qualifications: B.Com, CA
Mr Fitzgerald is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in the resources industry. He began his career in the Assurance & Advisory division of KPMG, before joining ASX-listed Kimberley Diamond Company NL in 2003, where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Director until July 2008. Mr Fitzgerald is also the Chairman of Tintina Resources Inc. (TSX-V: TAU), which is permitting the 100% owned and leased Black Butte Copper Project. Sandfire owns 61% of Tintina Resources.
Mr Robert Klug
Chief Commercial Officer and Joint Company Secretary
Qualifications: B.Com, LL.B
Mr Klug has held accounting, senior legal and corporate finance roles in his 18 year career. Initially trained as an auditor with KPMG Perth, Mr Klug worked in London as a corporate lawyer after having completed his law degree at Murdoch University in Perth. Upon his return to Perth, he joined Freehills Perth Office, where he worked almost exclusively with small and mid cap resource companies. After a number of years at Freehills, Mr Klug worked in corporate finance as a Director of Carmichael Capital Markets, the Corporate Finance arm of DJ Carmichael Stockbrokers. In 2005, Mr Klug became General Manager Business Development with St Barbara Limited until St Barbara relocated its head office to Melbourne in early 2007 when he joined Heron Resources Limited in a senior management role.
Mr Bruce Hooper
Chief Exploration and Business Development Officer
Qualifications: B.Sc, RPGeo
Mr Hooper is a registered professional geoscientist with extensive experience in the resources industry including the energy, base metal and precious metal fields in Australia, Asia, the Americas and Africa. Prior to joining Sandfire Resources in 2012, Mr Hooper worked in a number of senior exploration, operational and business development roles for a variety of companies including BP, Rio Tinto, North Ltd, Straits Resources, Perilya Ltd and Ivernia. From October 2015 to July 2016 Mr Hooper was on secondment to the Tintina Resources office in Montana where he served as the Chief Executive Officer.
Mr Shannan Bamforth
General Manager Geology
Qualifications: B.Sc (Geo)
Mr Bamforth is a geologist with 19 years' experience in the resources industry with a focus on base metals, gold and coal. He has worked in exploration and operational roles in Australia, Africa, China and Indonesia. Prior to joining Sandfire Resources in 2010, he held various senior positions with a variety of companies including Regent Pacific Group, St Barbara Mines, AngloGold Ashanti, and Acacia Resources. From January 2015 to July 2016 Mr Bamforth served as the Acting Chief Exploration Officer of Sandfire Resources. He is a member of The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.