David Flanagan AM CitWA
David Flanagan is a geologist with more than 25 years’ experience in the multi commodity mining and mineral exploration industry in Australia, Indonesia and Africa.
David has a BSc Mining & Minerals Exploration Geology, undertaken at Curtin University, School of Mines in Western Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
David was appointed as Chancellor of Murdoch University in 2013.
During 2014, David was named the Western Australian of the Year and Western Australian Business Leader of the Year. He was awarded an Eisenhower Fellowship in 2013 and remains active in the not for profit sector.
In January 2018, David was awarded the prestigious Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia Award.
Jeremy Sinclair is a mining engineer with 25 years of experience in a broad range of roles including executive, operational, project delivery, corporate leadership and consulting in Australia and Africa. Prior to joining Battery Minerals Limited, Mr Sinclair was the Chief Operating Officer at Atlas Iron, a position which he held from 2011 to 2018. Before this he was Atlas’ General Manager Pilbara Operations from 2007. Mr Sinclair oversaw the commissioning and ramp up of Atlas’ five mines from a production rate of 1Mtpa to a production rate of 16Mtpa. Prior to his time at Atlas Mr Sinclair held key management roles in the Pilbara iron ore operations of Rio Tinto.
Mr Sinclair holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) undertaken at the University of Queensland. He has over 15 years in management and leadership roles covering large and diverse teams. He has a demonstrated track record of delivering results.
Lead Independent Director
Jeff is currently non-executive chairman of S2 Resources Limited and a non-executive director of NRW Holdings Ltd and Fleetwood Holdings Ltd.
Jeff was up to September 2015 Sirius Resources’ non-executive chairman up until its takeover by Independence Group in September 2015. Jeff is a proficient corporate leader with 37 years' experience in professional services with Ernst & Young. Jeff has held numerous leadership roles within Ernst & Young including at national level which focused on the mining, oil and gas and other industries. Jeff's professional expertise centres around audit, risk and financial acumen derived from acting as lead partner on large public company audits, capital raisings and corporate transactions. Jeff's career with Ernst & Young culminated in his appointment as Managing Partner of the Ernst & Young Western Region for a period of 5 years. Jeff also led Ernst & Young's Oceania China Business Group, Ernst & Young’s management including at national level, and was responsible for building Ernst & Young's Oceania relationships with Chinese Corporations.
Jeff has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.