Mr. Paul Lennon accepted appointment to the board as Non-Executive Director 28 November 2013. He was appointed Chairman on the 18 June 2014.
Mr Lennon served as the 42nd Premier of Tasmania for four years until 2008, after serving as Treasurer between 2004 and 2006. Mr Lennon's experience in the resources sector is considerable. He was the Minister for Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (1998-2002), and later Minister for Economic Development, Energy and Resources (2002-2004) while Deputy Premier of Tasmania (1998-2004).
Aside from this prominent ministerial experience Mr Lennon has previously held senior positions working for and representing trade organisations and workers throughout the 1980s. This experience allowed Mr Lennon to lead negotiations with European, UK, American and Chinese companies in commercial matters of state and national significance.