Board of Directors

21.05.2024

Meet our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors

Greg RobinsonGregory Robinson Bsc(Hon), MBA, MAICD

Non-executive Chairman
Chairman of the Nominations Committee 
Member of the People and Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee 

Mr Robinson was appointed as a non-executive Chairman on 11 November 2023 and was previously a non-executive director from 2019. Mr Robinson has extensive executive experience in the finance and resources industries. Mr Robinson is the former Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Newcrest Mining Limited and former Chief Executive Officer of Lattice Energy Limited. 

Mr Robinson has held various senior management and executive roles during his executive career which spans over 30 years, including as Finance Director and ultimately Chief Executive Officer of Newcrest Mining. Prior to joining Newcrest, Mr Robinson held senior executive roles in the Petroleum and Energy Division of BHP, and was a Director of Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch & Co and headed the Australia/Asia Pacific metals and mining team. 

Mr Robinson is currently a non-executive director of Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) Limited and Rex Minerals Limited and was previously a Board Member of St Vincent Institute of Medical Research. 

 

Bruce BrookBruce Brook BCom, BAcc, FCA, MAICD

Non-executive director
Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee
Member of the People and Remuneration Committee
Member of the Nominations Committee

Mr Brook was appointed as a non-executive director on 3 December 2018. Mr Brook is a non-executive director of Newmont Corporation and Djerriwarrh Investments Limited and a former non-executive director of CSL Limited. Mr Brook is also a director of Guide Dogs Victoria and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Corporate Governance Advisory Committee. During his executive career, Mr Brook was the Chief Financial Officer of Western Mining Corporation Resources Limited and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Australian & New Zealand Banking Group.

 

Xiaoling LinDr Xiaoling Liu PhD (Extractive Metallurgy), BEng (Extractive Metallurgy), GAICD, FAusIMM, FTSE

Non-executive director
Chairman of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee
Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee

Dr Liu was appointed as a non-executive director on 25 November 2019. Dr Liu is a metallurgical engineer who is an experienced non-executive director and has extensive executive experience in leading global mining and processing businesses. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a member of Chief Executive Women. 

Dr Liu’s executive experience includes a 26 year career with Rio Tinto where she held various senior management and executive roles. Dr Liu is currently a non-executive director of South32 Limited.  Dr Liu is the former Chancellor of Queensland University of Technology and a former non-executive director of Newcrest Mining Limited, Iluka Resources Limited and Melbourne Business School.

 

Tonianne DwyerMs Tonianne Dwyer BJuris (Hons), LLB (Hons), GAICD

Non-executive director
Chairman of the People and Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee
Member of the Nominations Committee  

Ms Dwyer was appointed as a non-executive director of the Company on 20 May 2021.  Ms Dwyer is an experienced non-executive director and has extensive executive experience in investment banking, funds management, real estate and corporate strategy.

Ms Dwyer had a 23-year executive career in investment banking and real estate during which she held senior management roles with Hambros Bank Limited and Societe Generale in the UK. She was the Head of Funds Management of Quintain Estates & Development plc (an LSE listed property company comprising funds management, investment and urban regeneration) from 2003 before being promoted as an Executive Director of Quintain from 2006 to 2010. Prior to joining Quintain, Ms Dwyer was a Director of Investment Banking at Hambros Bank, Societe Generale and SG Cowen. 

Ms Dwyer is currently an independent non-executive director of ALS Limited and OZ Minerals Limited. She is also the Deputy Chancellor and member of the Senate of the University of Queensland, and a director of the Sir John Monash Foundation. She has previously held non-executive directorships on DEXUS Property Group, DEXUS Wholesale Property Fund, Metcash Limited, Cardno Limited and Queensland Treasury Corporation.  She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Women Corporate Directors. 


John Ho BSc(Math), BCom (First Class Honours & University Medal)
 

Non-executive director 

Mr Ho was appointed as a non-executive director on 6 March 2023. Mr Ho is the Founder and Chief Industrialist Investor of Janchor Partners, an industrialist investor based in Hong Kong, with extensive experience as a non-executive director and long-term investor in Australia and across the globe. Before founding Janchor Partners in 2009, Mr Ho acquired global experience including with the Boston Consulting Group in Australia, Citadel Investment Group in the US and as Head of Asian Investing at The Children’s Investment Fund (Asia). 

 

Mr Ho is currently a non-executive director of e-commerce technology firm Rokt and Nasdaq listed SaaS and data management platform provider AvePoint, Inc. He has previously served as a non-executive director on the boards of Bellamy’s Australia Limited (including as Chairman) and Vocus Group Limited in Australia, and Link REIT in Hong Kong.  Mr Ho is a former Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Committee and was a committee member of the Securities and Futures Commission's Public Shareholders Group. 

 


MCMichael Carroll BAgSc, MBA, FAICD

Non-executive director
Member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee 

Mr Carroll was appointed as a non-executive director on 6 March 2023. Mr Carroll has extensive executive and board experience in the agricultural sector.

 

Executive experience includes an 18-year career with National Australia Bank (NAB) with positions in NAB’s internal Investments and Advisory team and as General Manager, Agribusiness Financial Services, a business unit he was responsible for creating then leading. Prior to this he worked in the animal health and crop care sectors having commenced his career as an agronomist with Monsanto.

 

Mr Carroll is currently a non-executive director of Rural Funds Management Ltd, Paraway Pastoral Company Limited and Viridis Ag Pty Ltd. Former board positions include Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, Genetics Australia, Regional Investment Corporation, Select Harvests Ltd, Elders Limited, Sunny Queen Australia Pty Ltd, Tassal Group Limited, Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation, Rural Finance Corporation of Victoria, Queensland Sugar Limited, Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory Holdings Limited, Meat and Livestock Australia and the Australian Farm Institute.

  

  

 

Mauro Neves de Moraes, BEng, MSBA

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee

Mauro commenced as a Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 22 January 2024. He is a global executive with 30 years’ industry experience across the resources and logistics sectors. A mechanical engineer with dual Brazilian Australian citizenship, Mauro has a track record of driving operational and strategic business performance for some of the world’s biggest mining companies. Prior to his appointment at IPL, Mauro held a number of executive and leadership roles including as Asset President at BHP, Executive Vice President – Commercial and Marketing at Aurizon Holdings Limited and Global Coal Director at Vale S.A. Mauro holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (1994) and a Master of Science, Business Logistics and Administration from Pontificia Universidade (1997).