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Mr Julian Hanna

Director of Growth and External Affairs – EMEA
Appointed 1 Nov 2019

Qualifications: B.Sc (Geology)


Mr Hanna is a geologist with over 35 years’ experience in exploration, project development, mining, corporate activities and project funding with a number of Australian gold, nickel and copper mining companies. From 2000, Mr Hanna was co-founder and Managing Director of Western Areas Ltd for 12 years during the period it grew from a junior explorer to become a >$1B underground nickel mining company. Mr Hanna then joined MOD Resources Ltd as Managing Director to oversee the acquisition and early exploration success along the highly prospective Kalahari Copper Project in Botswana. He joined Sandfire following its acquisition of MOD Resources Ltd in October 2019.