Dominic Heaton has over 27 years of global resource industry experience across a diverse range of commodities. For seven years from 2010, Mr Heaton was the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Masan Resources and led the development and operations of the Nui Phao tungsten – polymetallic project in Vietnam. Earlier in his career, he served a variety of management roles at Aurora Gold, Oxiana, OZ Minerals and at MMG where he was General Manager of the 60,000tpa Sepon SX-EW copper project in Laos and as General Manager of Operations of Martabe gold mine in Indonesia.

Mr Heaton holds a Bachelor of Science from James Cook University, Townsville, Australia and a Post Graduate Diploma in Mineral Processing Technology from La Trobe University, Australia. He has also completed an Advanced Management Program with the Mt Eliza arm of the Melbourne Business School. Mr Heaton is a member of Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy and Australian Institute of Company Directors.