Colin McCavana - Non-executive Chairman
Mr McCavana has more than 35 years of management experience worldwide in the earthworks, construction and mining industries. Much of this has been related to acquisition, development and operation of mining and mineral recovery projects. Mr McCavana, is Non-executive Chairman of Reward Minerals Ltd, was formerly the Managing Director of Haddington Resources Limited and a Non-executive Director of Polaris Metals NL.
George Bauk - Managing Director / CEO
George is an experienced executive, with 25 years’ experience in the resources industry. George holds a Bachelor of Business from Edith Cowan University and a MBA from the University of New England. Prior to Northern Minerals, George held global operational and corporate roles with WMC Resources, Arafura Resources and Western Metals. George has a strong background in strategic management, business planning, building teams, finance and capital/debt raising, and experience with a variety of commodities in particular rare earths and nickel.
As Managing Director of Northern Minerals since 2010, he has led its rapid development from a greenfields heavy rare earth explorer to now being poised to become the next global producer of high value dysprosium outside of China. George is a passionate member of the WA resources industry holding a number of senior governing positions with the Chamber of Minerals and Energy. George is also non-Executive Chairman of Lithium Australia NL.
Adrian Griffin - Non-executive Director
An Australian trained mining professional with exposure to metal mining and processing throughout the world, Mr Griffin has been involved in the development of extraction technology for platinum group metals and agricultural commodities. He was also a pioneer of the lateritic nickel processing industry. He specialises in mine management and production.
Mr Griffin is the founding Director of ASX listed Empire Resources Limited, Ferrum Crescent Limited and Potash West NL where he is Non-executive Chairman.
Yanchung Wang - Non-executive Director
Ms Wang acts as a strategic investor for a number of Chinese based companies. Ms Wang is Vice Chairman of Conglin Baoyuan International Investment Group and also a Director of Huachen.
Nan Yang - Non-executive Director
Mr Yang is an Australian mining engineer with more than 10 years’ experience in mine planning, design, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr Yang completed a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at the Yan Tai University in China before completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Mining and Master of Science in Mining at the Western Australian School of Mines.
Bin Cai - Alternate Director
Bin is the Managing Director of Conglin International Investment Group Pty Ltd based in Brisbane. He has a record of successful strategic investments in emerging Australian resources companies based on his long experience in resources investment. Prior to joining the Conglin Group Mr Cai had eight years’ experience with the China Investment Bank.