Board of Directors

Michael O'keeffe

Michael O'Keeffe

Chairman and Non-Executive Director
B.App.Sc (Metallurgy)

Mr O’Keeffe was appointed Chairman of Riversdale on 15 August 2011, and was Executive Chairman until April 2013. Mr O’Keeffe commenced work with MIM Holdings in 1975, where he held a series of senior operating positions, rising to executive management level in commercial activities. In 1995, Mr O’Keeffe became Managing Director of Glencore Australia (Pty) Limited and held the position until July 2004. Mr O’Keeffe was previously the founding Executive Chairman of Riversdale Mining Limited. He has previously held directorships in Anaconda Nickel Limited, Mt Lyell Mining Co Limited and BMA Gold Limited. Mr O’Keeffe is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Champion Iron Limited, which is developing an iron ore project in Canada, and a director of EHR Resources Limited.

Steve Mallyon

Steve Mallyon

Managing Director and Executive Director

Mr Mallyon was appointed Managing Director of Riversdale on 15 August 2011. Mr Mallyon has over 35 years’ experience in the natural resources, banking and construction material sectors, with extensive operational, project development and corporate finance experience. He was previously Managing Director of Riversdale Mining Limited and RBC Capital Markets in Sydney, and has held senior executive roles with Billiton plc, RGC Limited and MIM Holdings Limited. He has had exposure to mining operations in Australia, Africa, South America and a number of emerging markets in Asia. Mr Mallyon does not hold any other directorships.