Met Coal Vital Component of the Steel Industry

Board of Directors

Adam Lundin

Executive Chairman

Mr. Adam Lundin has many years of experience in capital markets and public company management across the natural resources sector. His background includes oil & gas and mining technology, investment advisory, international finance and executive management. He began his career working for several Lundin Group mining companies in various countries before moving into finance where he specialized in institutional equity sales, ultimately becoming co-head of the London office for an international securities firm. In addition to serving as President, CEO and a Director of Josemaria and Lundin Energy AB, Mr. Lundin is the Chairman of Filo Mining Corp., and a Director of NGEx Minerals Ltd., and the Lundin Foundation.

Ken Brophy

President and Director

Mr. Brophy’s career comprises over twenty-five years of experience in the natural resources sector, focused primarily on advancing and de-risking development-stage projects. Mr. Brophy is an experienced executive with a successful track record of project management, building and leading teams, and has many years of experience with Environmental Social Governance (“ESG”) initiatives, such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Indigenous, government and stakeholder relations. Mr. Brophy also currently serves as CEO of Intrepid Metals Corp. and is a director for Supernova Metals Corp, companies listed on TSX-V and CSE, respectively.

John H. Craig

Lead Director

  • A securities lawyer with a focus on equity financings both for underwriters and issuers with an emphasis on resource companies, TSE listings, dealings with TSX and OSC for listed public companies, takeovers and issuer bids and going private transactions.
  • Also involved with international resources in negotiation and drafting of mining, oil and gas concession agreements, joint venture agreements, operation agreements and farm-in agreements in a variety of countries.

Carmel Daniele


  • Founder of CD Capital Natural Resources Funds and serves as its Chief Investment Officer
  • Over 25 years of natural resources investment experience. Previously employed at RAB Capital Ltd and Normandy/Newmont Mining. Served as a Director of Brazil Potash Corp.
  • Carmel holds a Master of Laws (Corporate & Commercial) and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Matt Simpson


  • Extensive experience in the construction, engineering and financing of bulk commodity projects including current role as CEO of Black Iron and former Mine General Manager at RioTinto‚Äôs Iron Ore Company of Canada operation where he was responsible for over 650 people to safely move in excess of 75MTpa of material
  • Senior member of teams that secured over US$900 million in project construction financing and arranging fully binding bid of ~US$3 billion to acquire a producing bulk commodities mine
  • Previously worked at Hatch Ltd. designing and constructing metallurgical refineries globally