Management Profiles


 

Chief Financial Officer
Mark Hancock B.Bus, CA, FFin

Mr Hancock joined Atlas in 2006 and has filled a variety of senior finance and commercial roles since that time.

Mr Hancock has played a pivotal role in Atlas’ mergers, acquisitions and asset disposals. He is also on the front line of Atlas’ iron ore sales activity, which has enabled the Company to consistently maximise its revenue and profit margins. Mr Hancock is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience. He commenced his career in public practice and subsequently held senior financial management roles across a variety of industries in Australia and South East Asia with companies including Woodside Petroleum, Premier Oil and Lend Lease.

Mr Hancock is a Director of Centaurus Metals Limited (ASX:CTM).

Chief Operating Officer
Jeremy Sinclair B.Eng (Mining) University of Queensland, MAusIMM

Mr Sinclair is a Mining Engineer with over 20 years of experience in surface mining operations. Prior to commencing with Atlas, Mr Sinclair held key management roles within Rio Tinto Iron Ore in their Pilbara operations. Previously Mr SInclair has spent time consulting to the mining industry and also working in other operational roles in large scale operations mining nickel, iron ore and gold. Mr Sinclair brings to Atlas key management experience and expertise in mine planning, production systems and operational execution.

Tony Walsh

Company Secretary
Tony Walsh BCom, MBA, FCA, FCIS, FFin

Mr Walsh rejoined the Atlas senior management team in October 2015 as Company Secretary and Head of Corporate. Mr Walsh was Company Secretary and General Manager Corporate of ASX listed diversified mining producer, Independence Group NL, from July 2013 to October 2015. Prior to this he was Company Secretary of Atlas Iron Limited for seven years. Tony has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with listed companies, ASX, ASIC and corporate transactions including 14 years with the ASX in Perth where he acted as ASX liaison with the JORC Committee and 4 years as chairman of an ASX listed mining explorer and director of a London AIM listed mining explorer.

Mr Walsh was until recently a member of the West Australian State Council of Governance Institute of Australia (formerly Chartered Secretaries Australia) and is a member of Newman College school council. Prior to his role at ASX, Tony worked with Ernst & Young for over 5 years in an audit and compliance capacity. Mr Walsh is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, is Fellow of both the Governance Institute of Australia, the Institute of Charter Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

General Counsel
Bronwyn Kerr LLB (Hons), BA, FCIS

Ms Kerr is a legal and governance professional with over ten years' experience. Prior to joining Atlas, Ms Kerr worked for a leading international law firm where she advised companies in relation to mining and infrastructure projects as well as a broad range of corporate matters.

Ms Kerr is admitted to practice as a lawyer in Western Australia and holds post-graduate qualifications in finance and corporate governance. Ms Kerr was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Kalparrin in 2013, and chairs Kalparrin's Governance Committee.