Chief Financial Officer, B Com, CA
Mr Martin was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 15 August 2011. He was previously Development Manager of Riversdale Mining Limited based in Mozambique, Vice President of Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets and worked for Ernst & Young’s transaction advisory services, assurance and business services divisions.
Company Secretary and Group Financial Controller, B Com, CA
Mr Monk was appointed Group Financial Controller on 8 March 2012 and Company Secretary on 24 January 2013. He was previously the Financial Controller of Riversdale Mining Limited. Prior to this, he held senior roles at Kingsgate Consolidated, Qatar Chemical Company, Deloitte and Ernst & Young.
Vice President Resource Development, B Sc Mining Engineering
Mr Youl was appointed Vice President Resource Development on 30 July 2015 in a contracting capacity. Mr Youl has over 40 years operational, project development and execution experience and was previously the BHP Billiton Metallurgical Coal Vice President Resource Development and Project Development Manager. Mr Youl has been involved in numerous projects including: Caval Ridge, Daunia, IndoMet Basin Development, Poitrel, Sth Walker Creek, Blackwater and Goonyella. Mr Youl’s expertise covers conceptual, pre-feasibility and feasibility stage resource and project development specialising in project optimisation. Mr Youl has also managed project development opportunities in Mozambique (Moatize - coal region), Mongolia (Tavan Tolgoi - coal), Vietnam (Anthracite), China (Met Coal), Russia (Elga, Kuznetsk Basin and Syradasoi), India (Sarshatali), Brazil (Iron ore) and Peru (Copper). Mike previously held positions as Director of CBM Innovations and Director of the Red Mountain Joint Venture.
General Manager - Grassy Mountain, B Sc Mining Engineering
Mr Gibbons was appointed General Manager â€“ Grassy Mountain on 1 June 2017. He has over 30 years of experience in mining and major projects, both green field and brownfields, and has worked in Africa, South America and Australia. His previous role was General Manager of BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance Caval Ridge and prior to that General Manager at Anglo American CapCoal operations in Australia and Vice President of Operations at Cerrejon, Colombia.
Manager Human Resources, Bus Admin HR Diploma
Ms Breakenridge first became involved with Benga Mining as a HR Consultant and was appointed to the role of Manager Human Resources in July 2016. She has over 25 years’ experience as an HR generalist in oil & gas, manufacturing, and banking, with the last 15 years of her career in senior management roles. Her previous HR role was that of Vice President Human Resources, Assiniboine Credit Union and prior to that she was a Senior HR Consultant for Credit Union Central of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Commercial Manager ,CPA, CMA
Mr. Lindstrom was appointed Commercial Manager in November 2017. He has over 25 years commercial experience working in Oil and Gas operations and major projects, including Oil Sands Mining. Grant’s previous role was General Manager – Supply Chain, Suncor Energy Inc., responsible for the development and execution of enterprise wide major projects and operating expenditure strategies. He has also held senior commercial roles with Enbridge Pipelines and Shell Canada.
Manager Public Relations, BKin, ADpPR
Ms Rogers joined the team at Riversdale Resources as Manager Public Relations in August 2017. She is a versatile PR specialist with experience serving companies in a variety of industries including tourism, print media, health, and oil and gas. Most recently, she managed communications and public relations for Canada’s largest Aboriginal corporation and worked as a communications consultant to the First Nations ownership.