Mr Geoffrey Billard
Mr Billard is an economist who has achieved wide career experience in the mining industry. This included some 20 years with CRA (now Rio Tinto) at Bougainville Copper, Argyle Diamonds and as Managing Director (Group Financial Services) before taking up senior executive positions with Pasminco and M.I.M. Holdings Limited in operational, marketing, finance, new project development and technology roles. From 1998 until 2008, Mr Billard operated his own consulting business providing specialist advisory services on strategic projects for both corporate and government clients. In this capacity, he has previously assisted PanAust in forming and implementing corporate strategy and organisational change.
Mr Billard previously served as a Director of the following ASX listed companies:
• Bougainville Copper Limited
• Metal Manufacturers Limited
Appointed Director on 1 July 2008, Mr Billard is also a member of the Sustainability and Audit Committees.