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Marcelo Bastos

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed 15 November 2017


Mr Bastos has more than 35 years of experience globally in the mining industry. He has extensive experience in major project development, operations, logistics and senior leadership in most of the major sectors of the mining industry including iron ore, gold, copper, nickel, zinc and coal.

Previously Marcelo was the Chief Operating Officer of MMG Limited with responsibility for the business in four continents and a member of many of the company Boards. Before MMG he spent seven years with BHP Billiton where he served as President Nickel Americas, President Nickel West (based in Perth), and Chief Executive Officer and President of BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (based in Brisbane).

Marcelo also had a 19 year career with Vale in a range of senior management and operational positions in Brazil, including General Manager of Carajas in the northen region and also Director of Non Ferrous - Copper business.

Marcelo is currently a Non-Executive Director of Iluka Resources Limited - Chair of Sustainability Committee, Non-Executive Director of Anglo American PLC - Chair of Global Workforce Advisory Panel and a Non-Executive Director of IGO Limited. Mr Bastos is also Technical Review Board Member of Sumitomo Corporation. He was an External Director (Non-Executive Independent) of Golder Associates from 2017 to 2021.