Mr Mick McMullen
Appointed 24 Feburary 2021
Mr McMullen is a geologist with over 28 years experience in the exploration, development, financing and operation of mining projects across Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America. His expertise covers both upstream and downstream areas as well as metal trading and equity and debt capital markets in Australia, London, South Africa, Canada and the USA. His specific mining experience covers small and large open pit and underground mines across many different cultures. Mick is well known to both sell side analysts and institutional investors in the global equity and debt capital markets. He has a strong track record in mergers and acquisitions and asset restructuring. Most recently Mick served as CEO and President of Detour Gold, a 600,00ozpa gold producer in Canada. During his tenure Mick took the market capitalisation of Detour from C$2B to C$4.5B over 9 months, leading to its eventual sale. Prior to Detour, Mick was the CEO and President of Stillwater Mining Company from December 2013 until June 2017. During his time at Stillwater, Mick oversaw an increas in equity value from US$1.1B to US$2.2B against a 10% fall in PGM prices over the same time. Stillwater was sold in an all-cash deal valued at US$2.7B. He is a former executive board member of the National Mining Association of the United States and Board Member of the World Council and a current member of AusIMM. He is a Senior Advisor to Black Mountain Metals. He qualified as a Geologist at Newcastle University in 1992 and holds a B.Sc in Geology from Newcastle University.