Wolf Minerals Limited (ASX:WLF,AIM:WLFE) announced changes to its project management team at the Hemerdon tungsten and tin project in Devon, England. Mr. Mike Lean has been appointed Commercial and Financial Manager, Mr. Barnaby Hudson has been appointed Environmental Manager, and Mr. John Briggs is now Mineral Planning and Estates Manager. The following appointments have also been made: Andy Bond, Mines Manager; David Howourth, Health and Safety Manager; Charlie Northfield, Process Plant Manager; Civil Superintendent Charlotte Wilkins, Construction Manager David Henderson, Human Resources Manager Martin Hill; and Plant and Infrastructure Manager Ian Reynolds.
Mr Mike Lean has been appointed Commercial and Financial Manager. He has prior experience in the extractive industry in the region, having worked for English China Clays PLC, in Cornwall. Mr Lean has also had previous roles with major construction group, Morrison Construction and UK based international building materials company, Hanson PLC.
Mr Barnaby Hudson has been appointed Environmental Manager. He has international experience in the mining sector having worked in Australia and Africa. In his role with Wolf, Mr Hudson will work closely with local and regulatory authorities, including Devon County Council and the Environment Agency, to ensure the Hemerdon project meets strict environmental controls.
Mr John Briggs has taken on the role of Mineral Planning and Estates Manager. He has lived in Devon for 25 years and has extensive experience in the extractive and waste management industries. This includes having worked at a senior level at Sibelco’s Devon China Clay operations.
In addition to the above new hires, the company has also finalised the appointments of the three further senior management positions, with these roles to commence during September and October.
Mr Andy Bond will join the Company as Mines Manager, Mr David Howourth will take up the role of Health and Safety Manager and Mr Charlie Northfield has been appointed Process Plant Manager. Mr
Bond is a Chartered Engineer with extensive experience in the local mining industry, having previously worked in the Cornish tin industry and, since 1989, with Imerys Minerals as manager of the Karslake Superpit in Cornwall and Devon Operations Manager.
Mr Howourth has 28 years industry experience which includes operational management and health and safety. He commenced his career as a mining engineer in Sierra Leone, in Africa, and will join Wolf from Aggregate Industries where has held a number of senior health and safety roles.
Mr Northfield has more than 30 years experience in the minerals industry, working on a range of projects across all stages of the development cycle, in Asia and Africa. He has strong experience in managing process plants, including in tungsten, tin and gold.