Primero is led by a balanced, technically proficient board who pride themselves on reputation, skillset and delivery
Mr Henry comes from a project development and operational background specialising in minerals processing and oil and gas projects across the globe. Mr Henry has over 15 years of extensive site based experience in both technical roles and also managing large portfolios at a senior level. With a trade background and formal tertiary qualifications in project management and mechanical engineering, Mr Henry brings to the Company significant experience from both technical and commercial aspects of projects.
During Mr Henry’s time in project management, he has been involved in various projects up to the value of A$120 million across materials handling, compressor station facilities, hydrometallurgical processing projects and infrastructure. This experience encompasses both greenfield and brownfield environments within the base metals, precious metals, oil and gas, and power generation files.
Mr Henry is currently a non-executive director of ASX-listed Titan Minerals Limited and has been a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors for over five years.
Mr Connelly has more than 27 years of experience in the mining industry, and has held senior executive positions with Newmont Mining Corporation and Inmet Mining Corporation. He has extensive experience in financing, development, construction and operation of mining projects in a variety of commodities including gold, base metals and other resources in West Africa, Australia, North America and Europe.
Mr Connelly was the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Papillon Resources Limited, a Mali-based gold developer which merged with Vancouver-based B2Gold Corp. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of Endeavour Mining Corporation following its merger with Adamus Resources Limited where he was Managing Director and CEO. Mr Connelly is currently non-executive Chairman of West African Resources Limited and Calidus Resources Limited and non-executive director of Ausdrill Limited and Tiger Resources Limited.
Mr Ercegovic has nearly 20 years of experience in project managing EPC and EPCM contracts in mineral resources and energy sectors across Australia and neighbouring countries. His extensive experience within engineering and project management has seen the delivery of projects across the energy and minerals sector valued through to A$100 million.
In leading the Company’s operations, Mr Ercegovic is directly responsible for the health, safety, environment, quality and support services of the Company. As the operations manager of the Company, he works in a ‘hands on’ position ensuring that the Company’s project delivery strategy and implementation is upheld through the Company’s individual project managers.
Mr Grosvenor brings additional strength and capability to the Company across a range of commodities, including over 25 years’ experience in the Mining and Power industry. Mr Grosvenor has previously held senior and key roles in major national and international companies for both client and contractor sides such as Alstom, Laing O’Rourke, Sinclair Knight Mertz and Alinta Energy.
With a dual tertiary qualification in Engineering and a Master in Business, Mr Grosvenor is able to balance the business requirements with his understanding of site based technical engineering and construction issues to bring a significant level of expertise to the Group and its clients.
As a Director of the Company, his proven leadership skills, including managing, motivating other staff and team members has been invaluable in helping the Company achieve its business strategies and project objectives.
Mr Graham is an engineering professional with over 20 years’ experience in the resources sector and has a broad range of international leadership, technical and commercial expertise in the execution of major engineering projects within the resources (mine and port) and industrial sectors, including mineral sands, coal, iron ore, copper, gold and alumina. Mr Graham has extensive experience in managing financial operational performance and achieving strong business growth in soft market conditions.
Mr Graham has served over 11 years in various senior leadership roles within the business. He recently joined ASX- listed mineral sands developer, Strandline Resources Limited as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director and was formerly Regional Manager of global minerals engineering and project delivery company, Sedgman Pty Ltd.