Joe Phillips was previously the Company’s CEO in 2015 and was responsible for the original funding and development of the Company’s significant iron ore assets, having completed its 2012 Prefeasibility Study for the Ularring Hematite Project and obtaining environmental approvals.
Mr Phillips was educated at the University of Queensland he combines strong project management skills with a discipline in economics and a detailed understanding of the operation of public administrations and the elected governments in Australia.
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew has a background of over 20 years of top tier professional experience in corporate, mining, energy and infrastructure law. He has been recognised as a leading transactional and project lawyer in the mining and energy sectors in Australia.
In senior leadership roles, Andrew has been responsible for large teams at both State and National levels. He is also an experienced company director.
Having advised major Australian and international mining and energy companies on complex projects and transactions with multi-billion dollar values, Andrew has a deep understanding of these markets. As a strategic thinker and leader with strong business acumen and a focus on delivering outcomes, he brings a wealth of expertise to Macarthur Minerals.
Andrew holds both a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) from the Queensland University of Technology.
Dr Dean Carter
General Manager – Projects
17 years’ experience in environmental research and managing the regulatory approval of mining and infrastructure projects across various commodities. Dean was previously involved in the approval and construction of Mount Gibson Mining’s Extension Hill iron ore project and has been involved in projects from exploration through to construction and production
Dr Carter holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons1) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
General Manager – International Sales and Marketing
Richard Moon has a career of over 20 years in the resources industry, including executive positions with Glencore International AG, POSCO, and as a senior executive with Hyundai Steel where he assumed the role of Chief Representative for Hyundai Steel Company of Australia between 2013 and 2017.
Richard is highly experienced in international iron ore and commodities sales, marketing and mining investment.
Mr Moon holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Yeungnam University, Korea and a Master of Arts in Asian Studies, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Mima Wirakara joined the Company in January 2019 and was appointed Company Secretary in December 2020. Mima has been involved in the Company’s successful listing on the Australian Stock Exchange (“ASX”) and has been instrumental in managing the Company’s corporate governance and compliance, including Australian and Canadian regulatory and exchange requirements. Having recently been nominated as a finalist in a national governance award – the “Governance Top 100”, she is an experienced governance professional who adds considerable value to the Macarthur team.