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Board of Directors

Board of Directors & Executives


Peter North – Acting Chair and Non-Executive Director

Bsc (Min Eng, Wits University); MBA (Wits Business School)

Peter was appointed as a Director of the Company on 30 July 2021.

Peter co-founded Safika Resources (Pty) Limited, a substantial shareholder of Jupiter. He led negotiations with Samancor that culminated in a shareholding in Hotazel Manganese Mines and the formation of the joint venture with Pallinghurst Resources which established the Tshipi mine.

Peter has 16 years corporate finance experience with Rand Merchant Bank and QuestCo in South Africa.

Yeongjin Heo - Non-Executive Director

B.A Law (Seoul National University); MBA (University of Leeds)

Member of Audit Committee

Mr Heo was appointed as a Director of the Company on 4 February 2019.

Mr Heo is the President of POSCO Australia Pty Ltd, a significant shareholder of the Company.

After joining POSCO in 1995, Mr Heo worked across the strategic planning and raw materials areas. Mr Heo brings significant experience in the resource industry to Jupiter. 

Scott Winter – Independent Non-Executive Director and Acting Chief Executive Officer

B.Eng (Honours, Mining)l GradDip. Applied Finance and Investment (Securities Institute Australia); MBA (Melbourne Business School)

Scott was appointed Director of the Company on 30 July 2021.

Scott led the aggregation of Australian and African business units and the formation of the Global Surface contract mining business with over 40 projects for Perenti, the successful turnaround of the African business unit and growth of the Australian business unit.

Previous to Perenti, Scott was Chief Operating Officer at Mineral Resources Ltd supporting the selldown and subsequent integration of its Wodgina lithium mine with Albermarle.

Patrick Murphy – Non-Executive Director

LLB, B.Com

Patrick was appointed Director of the Company on 30 November 2021.

Patrick is a managing director of AMCI, a substantial shareholder of Jupiter Mines.

Patrick is an experienced mining investment professional, having spent 14 years at AMCI and the global investment group Macquarie. He has specialised in deploying capital in the raw materials and mining industries for his entire career. Patrick has global experience and a proven pedigree in identifying and successfully executing value enhancing initiatives in the industry. He holds board positions for a number of AMCI companies, and is non-executive director of ASX listed Juno Minerals Limited.

Brian Beem - Non-Executive Director (alternate to Patrick Murphy)

Mr Beem was appointed as an alternate to Patrick Murphy on 30 November 2021.

Mr Beem is the Managing Director of the AMCI Group and manages the majority of the portfolio of their private equity investments. Mr Beem has led numerous investments in AMCI portfolio companies and serves on several of their boards. 


Melissa North – Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

B.Com; Chartered Accountant

Ms Melissa North joined Jupiter Mines in May 2012 as Group Financial Controller and was subsequently appointed CFO and Company Secretary on 15 November 2012. 

Prior to joining Jupiter, Ms North held various roles in finance management and business advisory  services over almost a decade, including Group Financial Controller positions within the Chime  Communications Group (London) and other large media agencies in the United Kingdom. Ms North qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 after extensive work experience at Grant Thornton Perth (now Crowe Horwath). Over her time with Jupiter, Ms North has played a critical role in the development of Jupiter, culminating in its ASX listing in April 2018 and in its subsequent evolution into a successful ASX300 company.

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