Asra Minerals Limited has announced the appointment of Rob Longley as the company’s new Managing Director, effective from 14 November.
Rob is expected to add a strong geological focus and strategic minerals direction for Asra’s emerging rare earths, scandium, cobalt, and gold assets in the Leonora region of Western Australia.
A Geology graduate from the University of WA, Rob comes with over 30 years of technical, exploration and development hands-on project involvement and significant corporate experience. He has a strong understanding of gold and strategic mineral projects having worked on the Sunrise nickel-cobalt-scandiumplatinum Project in NSW and many gold, nickel and lithium deposits of Western Australia.
He brings valuable leadership experience from his current Non-Executive Director role with Lithium developer Green Technology Metals and as previous Managing Director and CEO of Ardiden. Rob was also the Managing Director of Helios Gold Limited and prior to that he was the GM Geology for Sundance Resources from 2007 to 2015.
“Rob brings to the company a wealth of experience and proven leadership history. The board looks forward to the future with Rob as MD and are confident that this next stage of growth following the recent discovery of rare earths and critical minerals is going to be an exciting time for the cCompany,” said Paul Summers, Asra’s chairman.