Board of Directors
Peter Slaughter - Non Executive Chairman
Peter has significant Australian and international experience in the non-ferrous, iron ore, nickel, coal and precious metals sectors, spanning over 40 years, initially with M.I.M. Holdings Limited and more recently as a director and consultant.
Peter has served on various public boards in Australia, Europe and Canada. He has also been involved in waste recycling, manufacturing, the service sector and research and development companies at a senior level in Australia and internationally.
He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, Australian Institute of Management, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Directors in the United Kingdom.
Peter is currently a non-executive director of Nomad Building Solutions Limited and was a previous non-executive director of Sunshine Gas Limited and non-executive Chairman of Childcare Centres of Australia Limited.
Anthony (Tony) Caruso - CEO & Managing Director
Tony was appointed CEO of Mastermyne in 2005 and Managing Director in 2008 and has overall corporate responsibility for Mastermyne.
Tony has over 20 years experience in underground mine contracting services. Prior to joining Mastermyne Tony was the General Manager of Allied Mining in Queensland and a consultant to the underground mining sector. He has a trade background plus a post graduate degree in Business Management and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Management.
Andrew Watts - Executive Director
Andrew has been involved in contracting within the mining industry since 1994 and co-founded Mastermyne in 1996.
Andrew was responsible for all aspects of Mastermyne’s operations until the appointment of Tony Caruso as CEO in 2005. Andrew’s current focus is on business development and acquisitions. Andrew relocated to Sydney in early 2010 to focus on the New South Wales market.
Darren Hamblin - Non-executive Director
Darren has been involved in the mining industry since graduating as a mechanical engineer in 1991. He has worked directly for mine owners as well as contractors in operations, planning and maintenance roles. Darren co-founded Mastermyne in 1996.
Following the appointment of Tony Caruso as CEO in 2005, Darren has focused on developing Mastermyne’s longer term business strategies and systems. Darren implemented Pronto throughout the business during 2007. Darren became a non-executive Director in 2008.
James Wentworth- Non-executive Director
James is a highly regarded financial services executive with 17 years' experience in private equity transactions, acquisitions and integration, management and exit of investments, strategy development, structuring and finance and brings his international experience and a background in the legal profession. He is currently Finance Director with ASX listed Finders Resources Ltd.