BSc (Hons), MBA, MAICD, FAIMM
Independent non-executive director; Member of audit and risk, remuneration and nomination committees
Mr Perry was appointed a director of the Company on 18 September 2009. He was Chief Executive Officer of VDM Group Limited, a publicly listed Australian engineering, construction and contracting business until March 2011.
Prior to this appointment in February 2010, Mr Perry was Managing Director of Brandrill Limited from 2002 to 2009 when the company merged with Ausdrill Limited. Mr Perry gained over 15 years experience in senior management roles with the Rio Tinto Group, including serving as President of its Taiwanese steel mill, and served as the Director General of the Department of Minerals and Energy (WA) between 1994 and 1997. He subsequently worked for Resource Finance Corporation, a private merchant and investment bank specialising in the natural resources sector. Mr Perry is also a member of various private boards.