Personnel involved in the management of Pure Alumina

Managing Director

Martin McFarlane  BEng, BBus   

Mr McFarlane has more than 25 years resources experience with major resource companies including Minerals and Metals Group, OZ Minerals Limited, Zinifex Limited, Pasminco Limited and Conzinc Rio Tinto of Australia including successfully holding senior roles for the past 13 years either as CEO / President of the company or being responsible for major business units reporting directly to the CEO.

Commercial Director

David Leavy  BEc, MApp, Fin. 

Mr Leavy has over 25 years of experience in the banking and mining industries covering a wide range of commodities. He has significant experience in debt and equity markets, physical and derivative commodity markets, specifically in gold, bauxite, iron ore, base metals, oil and LNG. Recent roles have included CFO of several mining companies undergoing project development, requiring implementation of appropriate business processes, government negotiations, team establishment, logistics etc. in Australia, Ghana, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Prior to this Mr Leavy held a number of roles at Westpac through financial markets (FX and commodity derivatives), project finance, relationship management, credit analysis and capital solutions. A significant focus for these roles was on the Mining and Oil & Gas sectors.

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Peterson  MComm, BEc (Hons)

Mr Peterson has over 25 years experience in senior finance positions with public listed companies, primarily in the resource industry. Prior to joining Pure Alumina, he was Chief Financial Officer for Austral Coal Limited for eight years.

Company Secretary

Kevin Lynn  B Bus (Accounting), CA, FAICD, FFIN

Mr Lynn is a Chartered Accountant and is Company Secretary of a number of public listed companies including Uranium Exploration Australia Limited, Burleson Energy Limited and Silver Mines Limited. He was appointed as Company Secretary of the Company in October 2001.