Board of Directors

Didier Murcia

Didier Murcia (AM)

Non-Executive Chairman

Honorary Consul for Tanzania in Australia, with extensive Tanzanian experience and high level connections.
 
30 years legal and corporate expertise in resources sector.  Awarded Order of Australia for services to the international community through support for the provision of medical and educational resources in Tanzania.

Currently Chairman of Centaurus Resources Limited and Alicanto Minerals Limited.


Luke Graham

Luke Graham

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Mr Graham, 41, an engineering professional with 20+ years’ experience in the resources sector, has recently joined ASX listed mineral sands developer Strandline Resources Limited (Strandline) as CEO and MD. Luke was formerly Regional Manager of global minerals engineering and project delivery company Sedgman Pty Limited (a member of the CIMIC Group) serving over 11 years in various senior leadership roles within the business.

Mr Graham has a broad range of international leadership, technical and commercial expertise in the execution of major engineering projects within the resources (mine and port) and industrial sectors, including mineral sands, coal, iron ore, copper, gold and alumina. Extensive experience in managing financial operational performance and achieving strong business growth in soft market conditions.


Tom Eadie

Tom Eadie

Non-Executive Director

Explorer mining executive and company director with many significant mineral discoveries and several successful companies to his name

Previously Managing Director from 1 January 2016 to 18 September 2016. Geologist with over 20 years' experience in the resources industry. Former Executive Chairman of Copper Strike, former founding Chairman of Syrah Resources and previously Executive General Manager - Exploration and Technology at Pasminco. Past Board member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Mineral Industry Research Association.


John Hodder

John Hodder

Non-Executive Director

Mr Hodder is a Geologist by background with a B.Sc. in Geological Sciences and a B.Com. in Finance and Commerce from the University of Queensland. He spent ten years in the mining and oil and gas industries before completing a M.B.A. at London Business School. John established the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) mining, oil and gas investment department in 1995 and was responsible for its investment activities for some eight years. He has served as a director of a number of junior mining companies and has significant experience of operating and investing in Africa. John also worked at Suncorp and Solaris as a Fund Manager focusing on the resources sector managing an index-linked natural resource portfolio of ~AUD$1.25bn.


Peter Watson

Executive Director - Strategy & Development

Mr Watson is a chemical engineer with more than 35 years’ experience in the global resources sector across senior technical, project, and management roles as well as corporate experience running ASX-listed companies. His experience includes project development, project delivery and mining facilities operations across multiple commodities and global jurisdictions, including Africa. At Strandline, in addition to duties as a Director on the Board he is responsible for supporting the business across commercial, technical, corporate governance, and strategic aspects of the business working with the MD/CEO. 

Mr Watson was previously Principal Advisor - Strategy and Development for the Company and prior to that the Managing Director and CEO of Sedgman Pty Limited, an ASX‐listed engineering, project delivery and operations company focussed on the global minerals sector. Mr Watson is also currently a Non-Executive Director of both New Century Resources and Resource Generation as well as Non-Executive Chairman of EvacGroup.