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.
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.
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.
Mr Klein is a Non-Executive Director of the Company and joined the Board on August 25, 2004.
Mr Klein has also been Executive Chairman of Evolution Mining since October 2011, a company formed following the merger of
Conquest Mining Limited (of which he was Executive Chairman from May 2010 until the merger) and Catalpa Resources Limited.
Prior to that, Mr Klein was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sino Gold Mining Limited, where he managed
(with Mr Curtis who was Chairman until November 2005) the development of that company into the largest foreign participant in the Chinese Gold Industry.
Sino Gold Mining Limited was listed on the ASX in 2002 with a market capitalisation of $100 million and was purchased by Eldorado Gold Corporation in late 2009
for over $2 billion. Sino Gold Mining Limited was an ASX 100 company, operating two award-winning gold mines and engaging over 2,000 employees and contractors
in China. Mr Klein resigned as a Director of Sino Gold Mining Limited in December 2009. Mr Klein was also a Non-Executive Director of OceanaGold Corporation between
December 2009 and July 2014.
Prior to joining Sino Gold Mining Limited in 1995, Mr Klein was employed at Macquarie Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr Klein is a past president of the NSW Branch of the Australia China Business Council and previously served on the NSW Asia Business Council.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Gillian joined Lynas as Infrastructure Manager in 2009. Gillian has 25 years of experience in various IT functions from systems support and
infrastructure to technical projects. She has previous experience in the banking and finance services, textiles, information technology, waste
recycling and manufacturing sectors. Her prior employment was with DRB Information Technology as a Technical Consultant, where Gillian evaluated
and implemented new systems across small and large organisations. It was in this role with DRB that she was assigned to be part of the “start-up”
project team at Lynas. Gillian was a pioneer in the team and played an integral role in network design, including SAP, servers and software applications.
Gillian has a Post Graduate Certificate in Business from Charles Sturt University and is currently pursuing her Masters in Commerce.
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 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 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.
Mike has 25 years of Australian and international experience in operational and technical roles across the mining and chemical
industries. In particular, Mike has experience in mining, processing, and project development for projects involving minerals sands,
synthetic rutile, titanium dioxide pigment and metals including tantalum, niobium, and rare earths.
Mike joined Lynas in 2001 and in his current role as Vice President Production Research and Technology, he has responsibility for
Exploration & Resource Development, Process Development for extraction of Rare Earths, and technology development for new products and
downstream processing. Mike is also leading the Process Improvements Initiatives at the LAMP.
Mike has been integral in recent Lynas projects including Leadership of Process Design for the concentration plant at Mt Weld,
Western Australia, and the LAMP refinery at Kuantan, Malaysia.
Mike’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Graduate Diploma of Business.
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.