Board of Directors

Precision Funds Managements' Directors have a wealth of experience, coming from diverse backgrounds to form a compelling Board.

The Board is responsible for corporate governance of the Company. The Board develops strategies for the Company, reviews strategic objectives and monitors performance against those objectives. The goals of the corporate governance processes are to:

  • maintain and increase Shareholder value;
  • ensure a prudential and ethical basis for the Company’s conduct and activities; and
  • ensure compliance with the Company’s legal and regulatory objectives.

 

Bill Beament
Bill Beament - Non-Executive Director

Bill Beament is a mining engineer from the Western Australian School of Mines and has more than 25 years of operational and senior management experience in the resources sector.

During this time, Mr Beament has earned a reputation as a highly talented mining entrepreneur and senior executive. He has extensive experience in executive and operational management built on a strong technical background across both gold and base metals operations, including copper, nickel, zinc and tin.

Mr Beament led the growth of Northern Star Resources from a 1¢ shell to an ASX50 company with a market cap of over A$15 billion. At the time of his resignation as Northern Star Resources Executive Chair, the Company was the second-biggest ASX-listed gold producer. This growth stemmed from a combination of highly successful exploration and operating excellence as well as project acquisitions.

Mr. Beament is the current Chairman of Western Australia School of Mines Alumni Patrons Group and a Trustee of the Channel 7 Telethon Trust.  He was named Pinnacle Awards' 2020 Business Leader of the Year, 2016 CEO of the Year by the Financial Review and First Amongst Equals at the 2013 Business News 40under40 Awards.

Michael Blakiston
Michael Blakiston - Non-Executive Director

Michael is a specialist in mining and resources law and a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Energy + Resources group. Michael joined Gilbert + Tobin in July 2011, after the firm’s integration with Blakiston & Crabb which he founded and led since 1985.

Michael advises clients in the resources sector covering all aspects of exploration, development and operation. He has extensive experience across a range of commodities. Michael’s overseas experience is extensive having advised on projects in over 50 countries.

Michael has a particular reputation for advising clients with projects in developing countries.

An internationally renowned leader in resources law, Michael has been recognized in various legal publications including Who’s Who Legal, the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers listing of Australia’s top mining lawyers and Chambers International.

Shane McLeay
Shane McLeay - Non-Executive Director

Shane is a Mining Engineer possessing over 20 years of industry experience with a strong history of start-up and project management of numerous mines throughout Australia from planning and early works stages.  He has extensive experience in senior operational site management, predominantly in gold and base metal hard rock mines. 

Shane founded mining consultancy firm Entech in 2010, he has since been involved in a diverse range of projects, both national and international, over a broad range of commodities, providing services including mining due diligence assessments, mining scoping studies, mining pre-feasibility and definitive feasibility studies.