B. Mineral Technology Hons (Mining), GAICD, FAusIMM
Mr Vassie is a mining engineer with over 30 years’ international mining industry experience and has 18 years’ experience in a range of senior management roles with Rio Tinto, culminating in Global Practice Leader – Mining Technology and then Managing Director – Strategic Optimisation. Immediately prior to joining St Barbara he was MD and CEO of Ivanhoe Australia Ltd. He has particular experience in operations management, resource development strategy, mine planning, feasibility studies, business improvement, corporate restructuring and strategic procurement.
Appointed 1 July 2014.
Other current listed company directorships
- Tawana Resources NL (appointed 1 August 2017)
Former listed company directorships in last 3 years
Other previous relevant experience
- Director of Minerals Council of Australia
- Chair of MCA Gold Forum