Technology Metals Australia appoints mining industry leader Dr Carmen Letton as non-executive director
“Dr Letton’s appointment is a great addition to the TMT board. Her extensive mining experience and technical background will be very important as TMT advances its vanadium development strategies in Australia through the implementation of the Murchison Technology Metals project,” said chairman Michael Fry.
Technology Metals Australia Ltd (ASX:TMT) has brought mining engineer and mineral economist Dr Carmen Letton onto the board as a non-executive director, replacing founding director Sonu Cheam when he returns as company secretary.
Letton has 35 years’ experience in the mining industry worldwide, as well as experience in senior management positions in operations, business improvement and operational excellence.
She has particular technical experience in open pit and underground mines across a variety of commodities and in many stages of asset development.
Letton was most recently head of resource development and asset life planning (asset strategy development) at Anglo American, having previously worked for BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Newmont, Newcrest and several other international mining companies.
“A great addition to the TMT board.”
“Dr Letton’s appointment is a great addition to the TMT board. Her extensive mining experience and technical background will be very important as TMT advances its vanadium development strategies in Australia through the implementation of the Murchison Technology Metals project,” said Technology Metals Australia head Michael Fry.
“Dr Letton’s appointment to the board follows the recent appointment of Elisha Sivila, a highly experienced finance professional who was most recently group finance and tax manager at Fortescue Metals Group (ASX:FMG) , as chief financial officer from early September 2022.”
In 2016 and 2018, Women in Mining UK named Letton as one of the ‘100 Women Inspired Miners of the World’.
She holds a PhD in Mineral Economics from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining) from the School of Mining Western Australia in Kalgoorlie.
“I am delighted to join the TMT team at this critical time,” said the new non-executive director.
“The Murchison Technology Metals forward-looking roadmap represents a unique and industry-defining opportunity both nationally and globally.
“This is highlighted by the rapidly evolving applications of vanadium for energy storage and steel consumption, which will lead to positive generational and environmental changes for our local and global communities.”