May 2019 – Miners on the Move

Event - May 2019 – Miners on the Move

This event is an annual panel discussion featuring some of the up and coming projects and companies.  Find out more about who is the next mover and shaker and what projects are going to shape the future of WA mining.


David Southam
Managing Director, Mincor Resources

Mr Southam joined Mincor Resources NL on 1 February 2019 as Managing Director. He is a Certified Practising Accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in accounting, capital markets and finance across the resources and industrial sectors. Mr Southam has been intimately involved in several large project financings in multiple jurisdictions and has completed significant capital market and M&A transactions.

Mr Southam holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University and has significant experience as a senior executive and director of ASX200 companies. He held the key role of Executive Director at successful nickel producer, Western Areas, immediately prior to his appointment with Mincor

Bronwyn Barnes
Non Executive Director, MOD Resources

Bronwyn Barnes has had an extensive range of experience across mining in Australia and overseas for companies ranging from BHP Billiton to emerging juniors in director, leadership and operational roles.  Most recently she was Executive Chair of Windward Resources facilitating the successful on-market takeover of Windward by Independence Group and before this spent 4 years as Deputy CEO of AMC Bauxite, operating in Guinea, West Africa. In addition to her non-executive Director position at MOD Resources, Ms Barnes is the non-executive Chairman of Indiana Resources Limited, Chair of Legend Media and a Director of Perth Racing. She is also a member of AMEC’s Executive Council and an Advisory Council member for the Curtin University School of Business.

Raleigh Finlayson
Managing Director, Saracen Minerals

Raleigh Finlayson is a Mining Engineer with over 15 years of technical and operational experience in the mining industry in multiple disciplines including both underground and open pit operations. Mr Finlayson was appointed Managing Director of Saracen Minerals in April 2013. During his time as Managing Director, Mr Finlayson has been responsible for the acquisition and subsequent development of Saracen’s second operating mine, the Thunderbox Gold Project. Mr Finlayson studied at the Western Australian School of Mines and is the holder of a First Class Mine Managers Certificate, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance and Investment, and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.


Will Robinson
Managing Director, Encounter Resources

Mr Robinson has worked in the resources industry in Australia and Canada for over twenty years.  Mr Robinson’s experience includes senior management roles at a large international resources company and executive roles in the junior mining and exploration sector.   In addition to his position as Managing Director for Encounter Resources, Mr Robinson is also president of the resources industry advocacy body, the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).


Sponsorship opportunities are available for this luncheon.  Please email Craig Franklin for more information.


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May 2019 – Miners on the Move
Thu 30th May 2019
Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace Perth
Grand Ballroom
12.00pm to 2.00pm
$100 members $150.00 non members $65.00 students and retired members $950.00 table of eight