Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Qualifications: BEng Mechanical (Hons 1), Masters of Science (Total Quality Management), MBA

Darryl has over 30 years’ experience in global roles in multicommodity resources, services and manufacturing holding both Senior Executive and Executive Director roles. He brings extensive knowledge and experience in both the resources and manufacturing sectors having run large complex operational assets and has led the development and execution of a range of major projects. Darryl, appointed as a Non-Executive Director for Arafura in November 2021, previously served as Chief Manufacturing and Supply Officer as well as Group Executive and President of Auspac Asia while at Orica Pty Ltd.

He held various senior positions during his 24-year career with BHP, including 3 years as President of Olympic Dam with responsibility for operations, expansion projects and organisation wide transformational change programs. He has a broad international perspective, having experience in running operations across over 30 countries.

First Appointed: 1 November 2021 (NED) and 5 February 2024 (MD and CEO)

Former Directorships in the last 3 years: SolGold – Managing Director

Special responsibilities: Chairman of the Risk Management Committee, Member of the Audit Committee and Member of the Sustainability Committee

Interests in shares, performance rights and options: 450,000 ordinary shares in Arafura Resources Limited (Indirect)