Mr. John Lamb, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
B. Surv, Grad.Dip.Man, MBA, MAUSIMM(CP), GAICD
John Lamb is an experienced business leader in the mining, construction, forestry and transport sectors. His career of over 30 years includes Chief Executive roles for Shaw Contracting (civil construction) and Lloyds North (transport and forest services) and multiple general management; regional management; and department head roles over three decades in base metals and gold throughout Australasia.
John Lamb led two mining business units for global major MMG and its predecessor companies OZ Minerals and Zinifex Limited: Rosebery, an underground polymetallic (zinc, lead, silver, copper and gold) mine that has been in production for 85 years; and Century, the world’s second-largest zinc mine and Australia’s single largest open pit. Until its closure in 2016, Century accounted for 4% of annual world zinc production, along with lead and silver.
John Lamb has built and managed mining operations throughout Australia and has served as a director on the boards of industry bodies, regional land management councils, a large pastoral company and several small businesses. He has consulted widely in the fields of business improvement, risk management and strategic planning.
A qualified surveyor, he also holds degrees in management and business; is a Chartered Professional Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and an Order of Merit Graduate of the AICD Company Directors course.