Non-Executive Director

  • Mr Cooper is currently the CEO of CopperChem Limited and Exco Resources Limited, both of which are 100% owned subsidiaries of the WH Soul Pattinson Group of companies. CopperChem holds 28.81% of the Company’s shares. Mr Cooper was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed Rum Jungle Resources on 1 July 2016
  • Mr Cooper is a mining engineer with more than 25 years’ industry experience, having held leadership roles across a diverse range of metalliferous commodities, both in Australia and overseas
  • Rob has a broad foundation of operating and technical experience in both underground and open pit operations.  His career has been defined by a very strong health and safety improvement focus combined with a track record in delivering successful volume and cost outcomes through improvements in operational efficiency
  • He has previously held leadership positions with BHP Billiton as General Manager of Leinster Nickel Operations within Nickel West, Project Manager of a BHP Billiton-wide organisation design project, and as Asset President of Ekati Diamonds in Canada.  He more recently held positions with Discovery Metals as General Manager - Operations in Botswana and as General Manager - Development in their Brisbane office
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