Roderick McIllree, B.Sc. (Geology), Grad Dip. (Mineral Economics) MAusIMM
Mr Roderick McIllree is a corporate Geologist. A graduate of Curtin University of Technology School of Mines he has worked extensively throughout the globe from grassroots to mine development. After completing a Graduate Diploma in Mineral Economics, Roderick moved into the finance sector and worked as a mining analyst and equities advisor in mining and resources raising in excess of AU$250M from the Australian and international capital markets during the last decade. This broad based experience in terms of both capital markets and the minerals business provided the platform necessary to be an active member of the various teams that have established several successful mining ventures including Medusa Mining, Anvil Mining, and Kingsrose Mining.
Roderick was the founding Managing Director of Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd, and planned and executed the push into Greenland with the acquisition of the Kvanefjeld project in 2007 being the outcome. During the last 6 years as the CEO of the company he has built an organisation of top level industry professionals, whilst successfully establishing the international profile of what is certain to be one the world’s largest mining operations of both heavy rare earths and uranium.