Mr Netterfield brings more than 20 years’ experience in the resources industry to the role and has a proven track record in successfully managing mineral development projects through to production. He will take responsibility for delivering the definitive feasibility study (DFS) for Thunderbird, the world’s best undeveloped mineral sands deposit.
Mr Netterfield’s professional career includes 11 years with BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto in a variety of senior operations roles, including Vice President – Railway & Ports, Vice President Operations and Manager Operations, Dampier. He recently served for four years as acting CEO and Operations Director at Oakajee Port & Rail Pty Ltd, leading the feasibility studies for Mitsubishi’s $10 billion magnetite iron ore project. In addition, he has held senior operations roles with Minara Resources, Tomago Aluminium Company and Janus Consulting Australia.