Mr Wayne Swan
III Chairman

Appointed: November 2, 2021

One of only two Australian Treasurers to be named “Finance Minister of the Year” by Euromoney magazine, Mr Swan enjoyed a lengthy career in Australian federal politics, serving as Treasurer of Australia from 2007 to 2013 and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia from 2010 to 2013.

During his parliamentary career, Mr Swan worked to improve legal recognition and protection for traditional owners, as well as supporting workers’ rights and Australia’s clean energy future.

Since retiring from Parliament in 2019, Mr Swan has served as national president of the Australian Labor Party, Director of Stanwell Corporation, and Chairman (incoming) of CBUS (Australia’s leading superannuation fund for the building, construction, and allied industries.)

His qualifications include a BA(Hons) (University of Queensland).

 

Mr Gregory Starr
III Non-Executive Director

Appointed: May 31, 2018

Mr Starr is a highly experienced corporate leader in the resources sector, with over 25 years of executive management experience across a number of Australian and International companies. This includes roles as Managing Director of KBL Mining Limited (ASX), Managing Director of Crater Gold Mining Company Limited (ASX), President and Director of Kenai Resources Limited (TSX), Chief Executive Officer of Golden China Resources (TSX) and Managing Director of Emperor Mines Limited.

Mr Starr has extensive corporate leadership skills and strong financial and business planning capabilities. This provides him with the capacity to manage the complete cycle of commercial activity, from strategy development, corporate financing, operational implementation and ongoing growth via organic means and/or acquisition.

He has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney, and holds a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) qualification through Deakin University.

Mr Michael Chapman
III Non-Executive Director

Appointed: August 1, 2020

Mr Chapman is an experienced mining engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in the development, engineering, construction and management of open‐cut and underground mining projects in Australia and internationally.

He recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of White Energy Company (ASX:WEC), following a similar role at Felix Resources, with previous employment at a range of operations across Australia and Indonesia and in commodities spanning coal, iron ore, copper and nickel.

Mr Chapman's qualifications include a NSW Open Cut Coal Mine Manager's Certificate and a Qld Metalliferous Mine Manager's Certificate. He is fluent in English and Bahasa Indonesian.

Mr Cheng (William) Wang
III Non-Executive Director

Appointed: May 26, 2011

Mr Wang has a finance major from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. For 15 years he held senior management positions in several major Chinese state-owned companies, with his most recent role being in charge of an international commodities trading arm with group assets exceeding $1.5 billion.



Having worked across most provinces in China and understanding Chinese politics and government systems, he has developed wide business connections within China.

Now domiciled in Australia, he has over recent years been active with Australian companies including directorships with China Century Capital Limited, Jupiter Mines Limited and Gulf Alumina Limited.