Russell C. Barwick
Non-Executive Director - Dip. Min Eng (Ballarat), FAusIMM, FAICD.
Mr Barwick is a mining engineer with extensive technical, operational, managerial and corporate experience in the mining industry across a wide range of commodities and jurisdictions. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed companies Mount Gibson Iron Limited, Red Metal Limited (Chairman) and Lithium Power International Limited and the associated unlisted Minera Salar Blanco S.A. (Chile).
During his 46-year career, Mr Barwick worked for Bougainville Copper Limited (CRA), Pancontinental Mining Limited and CSR Limited and spent 16 years with Placer Dome in key development, operational and corporate roles in numerous countries before his appointment as Managing Director of Placer Niugini Limited. He later served as Managing Director of Newcrest Mining Limited before moving to Canada as Chief Operating Officer for Wheaton River Minerals Limited and its successor, Goldcorp Inc. Mr Barwick returned to Australia in 2008 and resides in Queensland.
Mr Barwick holds a Diploma in Mining Engineering (Ballarat) and is a Fellow of both the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.