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Board Members

Mike Harding

CHAIRMAN

Mr Harding joined the Company as Non-Executive Chairman on January 1, 2015 and has significant experience with industrial businesses, having previously held management positions around the world with British Petroleum (BP), including as President and General Manager of BP Exploration Australia.

Mr Harding is currently Chairman of Downer EDI Ltd, and a Non-Executive Director of Transpacific Limited. He is a former Chairman of Roc Oil Company Limited and a former Non-Executive Director of Santos Limited and Clough Limited.

Amanda Lacaze

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ms Lacaze was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on June 25, 2014 following her appointment as a Non-Executive Director of the Company on January 1, 2014.

Ms Lacaze is a highly credentialed manager who brings more than 25 years of senior operational experience to Lynas, including as Chief Executive Officer of Commander Communications, Executive Chairman of Orion Telecommunications and Chief Executive Officer of AOL 7. Prior to that, Ms Lacaze was Managing Director of Marketing at Telstra and held various business management roles at ICI Australia (now Orica and Incitec Pivot). Ms Lacaze's early experience was in consumer goods with Nestle.

Ms Lacaze is currently a Non-Executive Director of ING Bank Australia Ltd and McPherson's Ltd, is on the Advisory Board of CMOS research group at UTS and is a member of Chief Executive Women and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms Lacaze holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Queensland and postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

William (Liam) Forde

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Forde joined the Company as a Non-Executive Director in December 2007 and was also the Deputy Chairman of the Company until January 1, 2015. Mr Forde has many years’ experience in senior finance and managerial positions in both Ireland and Australia. He is currently a Director of Hastings Funds Management Limited and Chairman of Hastings Management Pty Limited. Mr Forde is also a Director of Hastings High Yield Fund.

In addition, Mr Forde is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Forde was Chief Executive Officer of the Baulderstone Hornibrook Group from 2002 to 2005, following 15 years as Chief Financial Officer for the group.

Professor John Humphrey

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Professor John Humphrey joined Lynas as a Non-Executive Director on 15 May 2017.

Professor Humphrey is the Dean of the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology and a Non-Executive Director of Horizon Oil and Auswide Bank Ltd (formerly Wide Bay Australia). His previous positions include Deputy Chairman of King & Wood Mallesons, Non-Executive Director of Downer EDI Limited, Villa World Limited and Sunshine Broadcasting Network Limited and he has served as a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel.

Professor Humphrey holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Queensland.

Kathleen Conlon

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ms Conlon was appointed as a Non-Executive Director from November 1, 2011. Ms Conlon is currently a Non-Executive Director of CSR Limited, REA Group Limited, Aristocrat Leisure Limited and The Benevolent Society. She is also President of the NSW division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a member of the National Board of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Chief Executive Women. Ms Conlon is also Chairperson of the audit committee of the Commonwealth Department of Health. Prior to her Non-Executive Director career, Ms Conlon spent 20 years in professional consulting where she successfully assisted companies achieve increased shareholder returns through strategic and operational improvements in a diverse range of industries.

Ms Conlon is one of the pre-eminent thought leaders in the area of operations and change management, both in Australia and globally. In 2003, Ms Conlon was awarded the Commonwealth Centenary medal for services to business leadership.

Philippe Etienne

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Etienne joined the Company as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2015. He is a Non-Executive Director of Transpacific Industries Group Limited and Sedgman Limited and the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Innovia Security Pty Ltd.

In addition, he was previously Chief Executive Officer of Orica Mining services and was a member of Orica Limited’s Executive Committee. Mr Etienne’s career includes senior executive positions with Orica in Australia, the USA and Germany including strategy and planning and responsibility for synergy delivery of large scale acquisitions.

Leadership Team

Amanda Lacaze

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ms Lacaze was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on June 25, 2014 following her appointment as a Non-Executive Director of the Company on January 1, 2014.

Ms Lacaze is a highly credentialed manager who brings more than 25 years of senior operational experience to Lynas, including as Chief Executive Officer of Commander Communications, Executive Chairman of Orion Telecommunications and Chief Executive Officer of AOL 7. Prior to that, Ms Lacaze was Managing Director of Marketing at Telstra and held various business management roles at ICI Australia (now Orica and Incitec Pivot). Ms Lacaze's early experience was in consumer goods with Nestle.

Ms Lacaze is currently a Non-Executive Director of ING Bank Australia Ltd and McPherson's Ltd, is on the Advisory Board of CMOS research group at UTS and is a member of Chief Executive Women and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms Lacaze holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Queensland and postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Andrew Arnold

GENERAL COUNSEL AND COMPANY SECRETARY

Andrew was appointed as Lynas’ General Counsel and Company Secretary in July 2008, following 15 years as a lawyer at Deacons, including six years as a Partner.

During that time, Andrew also spent two years on secondment at Riddell Williams, Seattle. At Deacons, he oversaw the legal work for Lynas since 2001.

Andrew has practised law in Victoria, New South Wales and Washington State, USA. Andrew has worked in areas including equity capital markets, corporations law, and mergers and acquisitions. As well as advising on acquisitions and disposals of public and private companies and businesses, Andrew has instructed US and Australian corporations on the establishment of new business units in overseas jurisdictions.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and has undertaken postgraduate studies with the Securities Institute of Australia and the University of Sydney. Andrew has also tutored contract law and economics at Trinity College, University of Melbourne.

Gaudenz Sturzenegger

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Gaudenz joined Lynas in March 2014 as General Manager, Finance.

Prior to joining Lynas, Gaudenz was with General Motors in India as the Chief Financial Officer, and also worked for the company in various parts of Europe and Asia in executive and managerial positions. Besides assignments in Operations Analysis, Pricing, Special Projects and Treasury, he worked as Sales Controller in Italy and was plant Controller at major manufacturing plants at Opel in Germany. Gaudenz spent several years at GM Daewoo in Korea as Corporate Controller before moving to India.

Gaudenz has extensive experience in dealing with different cultures and is well regarded for his expertise in turning around company cultures to a performing cost conscious team.

Gaudenz has a Master Degree in Business Administration with specialisation in Finance & Accounting from the University of St Gallen, Switzerland.

Dato' Mashal Ahmad

VICE PRESIDENT MALAYSIA

Dato’ Mashal joined Lynas Malaysia as the General Manager in March 2008 and played a major role in setting up the LAMP. Dato’ has 28 years hands-on experience in the Chemical, Liquefied Natural Gas, Petroleum Refinery and Polymer industries prior to joining Lynas. Dato’ has worked with International companies such as ICI (UK-based), Eastman Chemicals (USA-based), as well as Petronas MLNG Bintulu and Petronas Refinery Kerteh where he developed broad foreign corporate governance experience.

As Managing Director for Eastman Chemicals in Gebeng, Kuantan, Dato’ was instrumental in turning around the company to be the leading subsidiary in the Eastman group of companies.

Dato’ continues to be involved in community programs, the academic arena, and is still an active member of the Petronas Technology University as a member of the Research Council

Dato’ graduated with a Bachelor of Science Production Engineering from Nottingham Trent University.

Mimi Afzan Afza

VICE PRESIDENT PEOPLE & CULTURE

Mimi joined Lynas in March 2008 as the Senior Human Resources Manager. Prior to joining Lynas, Mimi spent 2 years at Mieco Manufacturing Sdn Bhd developing and executing the overall organisational Human Resources spectrum including talent management, compensation and benefits, continuous improvement and employee relations. She also handled the community and social responsibilities program.

Mimi also has experience working for Malaysian Newsprint Industries (a part subsidiary of Hong Leong Group) for 8 years and moved to Hong Leong Corporate for another year. She was also instrumental in setting up the Human Resources Department, policies, procedures and culture for the Green Field Company. Mimi has also had various other roles that include banking and lecturing.

Mimi received a Degree in Management majoring in Accounting and Finance (Hons) from the Malaysian Science University and a Masters in Management from Malaysia Putra University.

Kam Leung

VICE PRESIDENT PRODUCTION

Kam joined Lynas Mt Weld in 2012 as a General Manager and was played a large role for transforming the plant to what it is now. As the Vice President of Production, Kam is responsible for operations and performance both in LAMP and Mt Weld. His wide exposure to managing risk, safety and environment as well as business improvement and planning has contributed tremendously to the performance improvement of LAMP.

Kam is an experienced manager with a strong background in corporate office and general management. He has worked in management roles in two start-up base metal companies, McArthur River and Cannington, as well established mineral sands separation and synthetic rutile processing operations, Narngulu.

Kam graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Engineering. He later obtained his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from the same University.

Pol Le Roux

VICE PRESIDENT, SALES & Marketing

Pol joined Lynas in October 2010 as Vice President Sales & Marketing.

Prior to joining Lynas, Pol worked for Rhodia as Diphenol Global Strategic Business Unit Director based in China. He managed all operations worldwide (six plants) of Rhodia Diphenol’s businesses, its R&D programs and he was accountable for cash generation, CFROI and business growth sustainability. During this period, strong cash flow was generated in spite of the global financial crisis, and heavy restructuring was undertaken along with implementing a cost-competitive plan for the subsequent three years.

Pol also held various other positions in Rhodia / Rhone-Poulenc in different sectors including Automotive, Plastics, Chemicals and Electronics and based in various countries including Mexico, Korea, China and Europe.