Sanjiv Manchanda B.Eng MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Manchanda is an Electrical Engineer with an MBA, has been admitted as a Fellow to the Institution of Engineers, Australia, and Fellow to the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He has more than 30 years of professional experience in mining and related industries; including design, feasibility studies, development, project construction, commissioning, ramp up and operation of large complex multi-billion dollar developments.
Mr Manchanda held the position of Project Director since May 2011 and assumed the role of Chief Operating officer in June 2016 for the Roy Hill project of HPPL group. Reporting to the CEO of Roy Hill and being a part of the Executive Leadership Team, he had a significant influence in leadership a change management as the business grew from 40 people to 1,900 through various stages of studies, engineering, construction, commissioning and ramp up to name plate capacity for the Roy Hill project.
During this period, Mr Manchanda has extensive experience in dealing with Lenders through their technical advisors as well as minority equity partners through investment phase, development and operational phase including providing monthly management updates on business performance key issues and negotiating decisions and outcomes.
He has recently held the position with HPPL as Head of Project Development.
Extensive experience in working organisations in Korea, Japan and China in relationships as Contractors, suppliers, Clients, Shareholders and Lenders. Well known and respected in local WA and Australian Industry, Contractors and Suppliers. Mr Manchanda was awarded Project Director of the Year 2016 by Project Management Institute (PMI) for his role on the Roy Hill Project.
He holds professional memberships with AusIMM, IEAust, AICD and PMI