B.Sc MBA GAICD
Mr Tan is a highly experienced mining and chemical executive with a number of significant achievements in commercial mining projects such as capital raisings, funding, construction, start-ups and operations. Mr Tan has over 30 years’ chemical and mining experience and been an executive director of a number of ASX-listed companies. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Cross, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Iggy Tan became the Company’s managing director in August 2014. He is responsible for managing and implementing the next stage of the Company’s strategic business objectives, which includes the commercialisation of the battery materials coating project as well as the high purity alumina (HPA) project. Having been involved in the commissioning and start-up of seven resource projects in Australia and overseas, including high purity technology projects, Mr Tan is an accomplished project builder and developer.
Mr Tan previously held the positions of managing director of Nickelore Limited, Galaxy Resources Limited and Kogi Iron Limited. At Galaxy Mr Tan was responsible for the capital raising, construction and start-up of the company’s Mt Cattlin spodumene mine ($80m) and the Jiangsu lithium carbonate plant ($100m), which resulted in Galaxy becoming the world’s leading producer of high purity lithium carbonate. The Jiangsu plant was eventually sold for $260m in 2014.