Western Australian iron ore explorer Winmar Resources Ltd (ASX: WFE) has appointed highly experienced business executive Jason Brewer as Non-executive Director and Chairman.
Mr Brewer trained initially as a mining engineer, obtaining a Master’s degree, with Honours, from the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College, London and worked in underground and open-cast mining operations in the UK, Australia, Canada and South Africa.
He has subsequently worked for a number of major global investment banks, including Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, NM Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Limited and Investec Bank (Australia) Limited in London, Sydney and Perth, where he was responsible for structuring and arranging corporate and project financing facilities.
He gained experience in funds management with LinQ Resources Fund, New Holland Capital and Taurus Fund.
Mr Brewer has over 20 years’ experience in international mining, financial markets and investment banking.
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He is currently a Non-executive director of ASX-listed Force Commodities Ltd, Vector Resources Ltd, Tao Commodities Ltd and Cape Lambert Resources Ltd and is CEO of private company African Phosphate Pty Ltd.
The Board is delighted that Jason has made himself available to Winmar. We are encouraged by Jason’s diverse experience, collegial approach, intellect and drive, and look forward to building Winmar together,” Winmar Managing Director Rod Sainty said.