Independent Non-Executive Director since 23 July 2009
Experience and expertise
Mr Dowd is a mining engineer and has been in mining for 49 years, primarily in the private sector, but also serving in the Public Sector as head of the Victorian Mines and Petroleum Departments. He has held senior executive positions with Newmont and prior to that Normandy, including as Managing Director of Newmont Australia Limited and Vice President of Australia and New Zealand Operations for Newmont Mining Corporation. Mr Dowd currently has various advisory positions with councils and groups, including the SA Minerals and Petroleum Expert Group (SAMPEG), and the University of Queensland - Sustainable Minerals Institute Board.
Mr Dowd is Chairman of RESA (SA Resources & Engineering Skills Alliance) and is also Chairman of the CSIRO Minerals Resources Sector Advisory Council.
Other current ASX listed entity Directorships
Non-Executive Director of Phoenix Copper Limited (since April 2012)
Sustainability Committee (Chair)