Non-Executive Chairman

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) in Engineering with Business Studies, an MBA from the University of Sydney Business School and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)

Mr Southey has extensive global experience in the industrial and natural resources sectors covering all aspects of asset management, maintenance, design and engineering, and major capital project development and execution. He is well versed in public company board and institutional investor engagement and has a background in both senior operational and financial roles.

Mr Southey has previously held senior executive positions with Honeywell and ABB both in Australia and internationally, and more recently was part of the global executive leadership team within WorleyParsons, a leader in the engineering, procurement and construction of projects in the energy and resources sector where he held the position of Group Managing Director for the Minerals, Metals and Chemicals Sector. Mr Southey is also a Non-Executive Director of Fleetwood Corporation (ASX: FWD) and an advisory board member for Gas Cleaning Technologies LLC (Dallas).

Mr Southey was appointed as the Chairman of Arafura Resources Limited on the 14th of February 2019.

First Appointed: 30 January 2018

Other Directorships: Fleetwood Corporation (ASX:FWD) – Independent Non-Executive Director

Former Directorships in the last 3 years: None

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

Interests in shares, performance rights and options: 225,000 ordinary shares in Arafura Resources Limited (Direct) and 378,980 ordinary shares in Arafura Resources Limited (Indirect)