Management

Jay Hussey

Jay Hussey

Chief Commercial Officer

Mr Hussey is a highly experienced fertiliser industry executive, with an extensive background in Sulphate of Potash (SOP) marketing, Potash (MOP) supply contracting, and off-take & joint venture negotiations throughout Asia, Europe, North America and South America..

Mr Hussey served for 10 years as Vice-President of China-based Migao Corporation in both Toronto and Beijing. During his time with Migao, Mr Hussey was responsible for in excess of US$160m in equity and debt financings, which allowed that company to grow into China’s largest non-State owned SOP producer.

Stewart McCallion

Stewart McCallion

Project Manager

Stewart is a seasoned mining professional with extensive international and domestic experience for both greenfield and brownfield projects, and in a variety of mineral commodities. Stewart has managed and directed teams through feasibility studies, approvals, site investigations and project execution, most recently with Blackham Resources and Hancock Prospecting.

Stewart holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering from Queen’s University (Canada) and a Master’s in Engineering Management from Curtin University. He is registered Professional Engineer (Ontario) and a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Shaun Triner

Shaun Triner

Process Engineer

Shaun Triner (BSc – Mineral Science) Shaun is a highly experienced technical professional with solid business acumen and a deep understanding of the success factors in business activities. He has experience in a variety of commodities including salt, gypsum, wood panels, iron ore, gold and water. The last twenty one years have been with Rio Tinto’s Dampier Salt Limited in leadership roles covering process, operations, engineering and technical marketing.

With over thirty years in the mining industry covering operational, technical, compliance and customer support roles Shaun brings an ability to link all parts of the business in a way that maximises value.

Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw

Exploration Manager

Chris is a geologist with a career spanning 20 years both within Australia and internationally. Within his career Chris has worked for a variety of junior and major exploration and mining companies, and worked across a broad range of commodities including mineral sands, gold, iron, diamonds, base and rare metals.

Successful exploration efforts include mineral sand resource definition along Namibia’ Skeleton Coast, discovery of the Snapper mineral sand orebody in NSW, significant iron ore delineation in Namibia, and target generation that resulted in a 1.1Moz gold deposit in Burkina Faso.

Chris holds a B.Sc geology from the University of Canterbury, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geologists (AIG).

Leigh-Ayn Absolom

Leigh-Ayn Absolom

Financial Controller

Leigh-Ayn is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary with 16 years experience in auditing, accounting and company secretarial roles within public practice and the resources industry. She commenced her career with Deloitte, originally in South Africa and then Australia, before moving into the mining sector with Murchison Metals Ltd. Leigh-Ayn has held positions as Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary with uranium development company Bannerman Resources Limited, and Manager - Corporate with nickel explorer Resource Mining Corporation Limited.

Leigh-Ayn is an Associate Member of the Governance Institute of Australia and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Leigh-Ayn holds a B.Comm., B.Acc., CA, AGIA

Kylie Bull

Kylie Bull

Executive Assistant

Kylie is a highly experienced resources industry manager. She has worked across various management roles for over 15 years with the past decade focussing specifically in the mining industry. Prior to working with Australian Potash, Kylie worked as a Personal Assistant to mining entrepreneur Mark Creasy. Kylie brings a wealth of knowledge to the team around organisational administration, remote site logistics and supply relationships.

  Subscribe to Email Alerts