Management Team

Joe Phillips

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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.

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).

Richard Moon

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

Company Secretary

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.