Mr Hutchinson holds a Bachelor of Commerce (UWA) and is a Fellow of both The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Certified Practicing Accountants. He was the founding director of ASX listed Forge Group Ltd, floated in 2007 with a market capitalisation of $12 million and reaching over $450 million at the time of Mr Hutchinson’s resignation as CEO and final sell down in July 2012. More recently he has chaired ASX listed company Resource Equipment Ltd and was the founding shareholder and Chairman of Mareterram Ltd. He currently sits as Chairman and is a substantial shareholder of ASX listed Vysarn Limited.
Mr Hutchinson has extensive experience in M&A, prospectus preparation, ASX listings, compliance, corporate governance, and company secretarial requirements and has been a Member of various Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees, often as Chairman. He was previously a Council Member of St.Thomas More College (UWA) and Foundation Member Aquinas College, Perth, Western Australia.
Mr Mateljan has 15 years’ experience in senior management roles in the mining services sector and has been in the role of Executive General Manager since 2012 in Western Plant Hire. The key focus of Mr Mateljan’s role has been to formulate and lead the execution of the business’s strategic plans and securing new business opportunities. Mr Mateljan is also a Director of the Barrooghumba WPH JV.
Mr Azzopardi has 15 years’ experience in the mining services sector and has held the role of CFO at Western Plant Hire since 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).
Mr Azzopardi is a key member of Western Plant Hire’s executive leadership team, responsible for formulating and implementing strategic initiatives to enable the company to profitably achieve its growth objectives. He leads the finance, procurement, human resources, HSE, IT and administration functions. Mr Azzopardi is also a Director and Company Secretary of the Barrooghumba WPH JV.