Board of Directors

Mr Russell Clark

Non-Executive Chair

Mr Clark has been Red 5's non-executive Chair since his appointment to the Board on 1 July 2023.  

Mr Clark is an internationally experienced mining professional and director with over 40 years of experience in senior corporate, operational and project development roles. During his career, he served as Managing Director and CEO of Grange Resources for five years, as Group Executive of Operations for Newmont he managed the group’s Australian and New Zealand Operations including the KCGM mine in Kalgoorlie, and he held a number of mine general manager roles for Normandy Mining. He is a qualified Mining Engineer and has worked across Australia, North and South America, Africa, Europe and the Asia Pacific.

Mr Clark is currently Chair of CZR Resources (ASX: CZR), Chair of Pearl Gull Iron (ASX: PLG) and a Non-Executive Director of Tungsten Mining (ASX: TGN). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Mr Mark Williams

Managing Director

Mr Williams has been a non-executive director of Red 5 since January 2014 and Managing Director since April 2014. He was previously General Manager of the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project in the southern Philippines from 2007 to 2013.  Mr Williams has over 20 years of mining experience operating within a diverse range of open cut, underground, quarrying and civil engineering environments across the developed markets of Australia, United Kingdom and New Zealand, as well as the emerging markets of Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and South Pacific.

Ms Andrea Sutton

Non-Executive Director

Ms Sutton has been a non-executive director of Red 5 since November 2020 and was Acting Chair from 13 March to 1 July 2023.  

Ms Sutton is a qualified chemical engineer with over 25 years’ experience with Rio Tinto and ERA.  Between 2013 and 2017, Ms Sutton was Chief Executive and Managing Director of ERA, then a Non-Executive Director from 2018 to 2020.  Prior to this, Ms Sutton had extensive executive and operational leadership roles across Rio Tinto. This experience included Head of Health, Environment, Safety and Security; General Manager Operations at the Bengalla Mine and General Manager of Infrastructure, Iron Ore.  

Ms Sutton's current board appointments include Illuka Resources, Perenti, Infrastructure WA, ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation), NAWO (National Association of Women in Operations), and Chair of the WA Water Corporation.

Mr Peter Johnston

Non-Executive Director

Mr Johnston was appointed a Red 5 non-executive Director on 10 July 2023.  

Mr Johnston is a highly experienced Australian mining executive and Board Director who has more than 35 years of operational and project development experience. Mr Johnston’s distinguished career has seen him hold senior roles with major resource companies including Head of Global Nickel Assets for Glencore, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Minara Resources and Executive General Manager at WMC Resources for Olympic Dam, the Nickel Division and the Copper and Fertilisers Division.

Mr Johnston is currently Chair of Jervois Mining and Non-Executive Director of Tronox (US). He is the former Non-Executive Chair of the Minerals Council of Australia, Chairman of the Chamber of Mines of WA and held previous long-term NED roles with Silver Lake Resources and Emeco. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy.

Mr Ian Macpherson

Non-Executive Director

Mr Macpherson has been a non-executive director of Red 5 since April 2014. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in the provision of financial and corporate advisory services. He was a former partner at Arthur Anderson & Co managing a specialist practice providing corporate and financial advice to the mining industry. Mr Macpherson established Ord Partners in 1990 (later to become Ord Nexia) and has specialised in the area of corporate advice with particular emphasis on capital structuring, equity and debt raising and corporate affairs.


Mr Richard Hay

Chief Operating Officer

Mr Hay is a qualified geologist with over 30 years’ international mining experience, including previous executive and operational leadership roles at Evolution Mining, Barrick Gold and Gascoyne Resources. Mr Hay has responsibility for executing Red 5’s operational and growth strategy at King of the Hills and Darlot.

Mr David Coyne

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Coyne is a CPA with over 30 years’ experience in the mining, engineering and construction industries both in Australia and Internationally. He was most recently Finance Director and Company Secretary of ASX-listed Spartan Resources Limited (formerly Gascoyne Resources) and remains on the Spartan board as a Non-Executive Director. Mr Coyne is responsible for all financial activities in the Company and is also Joint Company Secretary with Lisa Wynne sharing corporate governance and compliance responsibilities.

Mr Byron Dumpleton

Chief Geologist

Mr Dumpleton is a Geologist with 30+ years of international experience. His previous experience includes KCGM, Western Mining Corporation and Straits Resources. Mr Dumpleton is responsible for all mine geology and exploration activities.

Ms Lisa Wynne

Company Secretary

Ms Wynne is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of experience in Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer roles for listed companies and not-for-profits.