Ian Murray – Independent Chair & Non-Executive Director
Ian was appointed Director of Jupiter Mines Limited on 16 February 2022, and appointed Chair on 1 May 2022.
Ian is a Chartered Accountant, a Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds an Executive degree in Advanced Management & Leadership from the University of Oxford. Saïd Business School. With over 25 years' mining industry experience in senior leadership positions, including the position of Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX:GOR) and DRDGold Ltd (NYSE & JSE: DRD), he has also held executive positions with international 'Big Four' accounting firms.
Ian brings a wealth of financial, corporate, project development, mergers and acquisitions, and operational experience across Australia, Africa, Asia Pacific and North America to the Board and most recently led Gold Road as it transitioned from small market capitalisation explorer to large scale plus billion dollar gold producer. Ian has been the recipient of many awards during his leadership of Gold Road, including the Gavin Thomas award for leadership, the Diggers and Dealers Deal of the year award in 2017, after winning the best emerging company award in 2011 as well as the CEO of the year award form CEO Magazine.
Ian is currently the Executive Chair of Matador Mining Limited, where he is transitioning to a Non-Executive Chair. Ian is also a Non-Executive Director of Black Rock Mining Limited and Geopacific Resources Limited, as well as volunteering on non-for-profit and charity Miners Promise Ltd.