John Tarrant is a Professor of Law at the University of Western Australia. Dr. Tarrant has a distinguished academic career including a doctorate of Juridical Science, 2 Master’s degrees, 4 Bachelor Degrees and 6 Postgraduate Qualifications.
Dr. Tarrant has significant experience gained over 20 years from multiple disciplines including accounting, corporate mining management and mining entrepreneurial roles.
Trevor Tennant is currently the managing director and one of the founders of SHM. He has over 35 years experience in the mining industry with much of it focused on the base metals and industrial minerals sectors. He was previously an executive director of Portman Mining Limited, OM Holdings Limited and a non-executive director of Territory Iron Limited.
Mr. Tennant is a qualified mining engineer with a range of experience including 13 years with Broken Hill Pty Ltd. between 1974 and 1987. During this period he was employed as the underground manager of a tin mine in Indonesia, an engineer on the Ok Tedi mine feasibility study, the manager of an iron ore mine and the general manager of a large manganese mine.
James Pearson is a mining engineer with nearly thirty years experience in the mining and construction industries. He has been a director of Haddington Resources Limited and OM Holdings Limited.
Mr. Pearson has been a mine manager for gold, manganese and iron ore projects and has experience as a project engineer in the construction of large civil engineering works.
Andrew Richards is a geologist with 32 years experience in the mining industry, 7 years of which involved a senior role in banking and project finance. He was previously chief geologist at New Celebration and Telfer Gold Mines.
Since 2004, Mr. Richards has worked extensively overseas providing consultancy and advisory services, mineral asset valuations, independent expert reports and managing several listed and unlisted companies operating in Australia, Asia, South America and Africa. Mr. Richards was Managing Director of Dragon Mountain Gold, and CEO of Red Mountain. He has been a Non-Executive Director for ASX-listed companies and is currently a Director of InterMet Resources Ltd as well as several unlisted public companies.
Non-Executive Director and Lundin Nominee
Paul McRae is a mining engineer with more than 35 years of international experience in engineering, construction and management roles in mining and other industrial projects. He has managed complex projects with capital exceeding $1 billion for both owners and contractors.
Mr. McRae is Lundin Mining Corporation's Senior Vice President, Projects. He serves as Lundin's nominee director on the Southern Hemisphere Mining board.
Andrés Hevia Hormázabal
Andrés Hevia has over 32 years experience within the South American mining industry, with much of this time focused on copper mine development and technical activities for major Chilean copper mining companies. Senior positions held include Head of Resource Planning and Development at Escondida, the world’s largest copper mine, and Latin America Business Development Manager for Billiton (now BHP Billiton).
Mr. Hevia, who resides in Chile, holds a Civil Mining Engineer degree from Universidad de Chile and an MBA from Universidad del Desarrollo.