Mr Bryan Granzien

Executive Chairman

Bryan Granzien is a highly regarded executive with extensive leadership experience and success in ASX listed and unlisted environments across mining, agribusiness, information technology and steel manufacturing industries. Following a range of senior executive roles with MIM Holdings and Grainco Australia Mr Granzien held General Manager positions at both Neumann Steel and NatSteel Australia from 2004 to 2011. Mr Granzien was then CEO for Tata Steel Australia, representing the parent company Tata Steel Limited (top ten International Steel Company) as a Director / CEO on Australian subsidiaries Tata Steel Resources and Kalimati Coal. The main objective of these companies was the procurement of metallurgical coal and investment in coal and iron ore mines to supply Tata Steel’s international steel mills.

In 2017/2018 as CEO of the ASX listed Automotive Solutions Group he saw the business through a particularly turbulent period to achieve improved outcomes for all stakeholders. Since that time Mr Granzien has utilized his experience, networks and business acumen to run his own executive management consultancy business.

Mr Granzien’s leadership, change management, relevant industry experience and contacts demonstrate he is well suited to drive Carpentaria Resources through its next stage of development. He has a Bachelor of Business, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a fellow of the CEO Institute. Additional to his senior executive roles Mr Granzien has held a diverse number of Director and committee member appointments on industry, subsidiary and company Boards including National Chair of the Australian India Business Council Sub-Committee on
Energy & Resources.

Mr Paul Cholakos

Non-executive Director

Paul has more than 32 years of resources industry experience, successfully managing complex development projects and operations for leading oil and gas and diversified mining companies, including through executive roles at major Australian oil and gas company Oil Search Limited (ASX:OSH) and Exeter Resources and a variety of operational and commercial roles at MIM Holdings. He has worked in North America, South America and Asia-Pacific. He holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Engineering degrees.

He is also chairman of the Carpentaria Audit Committee and a member of the Carpentaria Remuneration Committee.


Non-executive Director

Jon has more than 40 years’ industry experience including 26 years with leading iron ore producer Rio Tinto. He has a distinguished record in executive management and value creation across the resources sector for a range of ASX-listed companies, where he has overseen substantial growth in market capitalisation.

MR Bob Hair

Company Secretary

Bob is by background a lawyer (having been admitted as a barrister in Queensland in 1983) with over 26 years of experience in the resources sector. He was previously an in-house lawyer, director of subsidiary companies and Commercial Manager and General Manager in the MIM group in Australia, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, and GM Commercial for the ASX-listed Highlands Pacific Limited. Since that time he has worked for and consulted to various listed and unlisted companies in the resources industry. Until February 2014 Bob was Managing Director of the ASX, JSE and AIM-listed Ferrum Crescent Limited (ASX,JSE,AIM:FCR), appointed July 2011). He resigned as a director of that company on 29 April 2014. He resigned as a non-executive director on 30 September 2015 and took over from Chris Powell as company secretary.

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