Key priorities for the Board included:
- de-risking the balance sheet;
- replacing the Bain Capital facility;
- and strategy development to support sustainable earnings growth for shareholders.
Our Board of Directors has extensive professional expertise, business experience and technical knowledge of financial markets and the mineral exploration, mining and technology industries.
For more details, please view the Board of Directors page within the About Us section of our website.
On 1 July 2016, Anthony Wooles commenced as Non-Executive Chairman following the retirement of Ross Kelly on 30 June 2016.
Mr Wooles is a highly qualified and successful professional who has held executive and advisory roles with leading private and public companies. He also has extensive knowledge of financial and capital markets. In his advisory capacity Mr Wooles has worked closely with companies including BHP Minerals; Coles Myer; Telstra; Coca-Cola Amatil; FAL and Western Power.
His professional qualifications include: a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Deakin University, a Graduate Diploma of Securities Analysis from the Securities Institute of Australia and a MBA (Finance) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
On 6 February 2017 Sally-Anne Layman joined IMDEX’s Board as a Non-Executive Director.
Ms Layman has extensive experience within the mining sector and financial markets with significant international and cross commodity experience. She spent twelve years with Macquarie Group Limited (Macquarie), including four as Division Director in North America. Her most recent role was Division Director & Joint Head of the Perth office for the Metals, Mining & Agriculture Division.
Ms Layman is a Certified Practicing Accountant and worked in this capacity at Western Metals Ltd and Normandy Yandal Ltd. Prior to moving into finance, she undertook various mining roles including Production Engineer/Alternate Underground Manager at Great Central Mines Limited and Mining Engineer at Mount Isa Mines Limited.
Her professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Engineering, Mining Engineering from Curtin University, Western Australia and a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and Finance from the University of Southern Queensland. She is also an accredited dealer by the Australian Financial Markets Association and holds a First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency by the Department of Mines and Petroleum, Western Australia.
Ms Layman is an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Australian Financial Markets Association and CPA Australia.