Joe Clayton – Chief Executive Officer
Joe Clayton was recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of MRS whilst still managing its MRS Services Group arm of the business in the role of General Manager. Joe’s appointment in this role was a natural fit after leading the SubZero Group through a restructure of the business with continuous positive trading in Receivership to the successful sale to MRS.
Joe’s extensive experience includes 40 years in mining – 26 of which involved leading mining operations, project developments and mining services businesses in the coal, copper, iron ore and gold industries throughout Australia, including 8 years in remote communities in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.
During his successful career, Joe has held several General Manager, Project Director, CEO and Executive Directorship positions. He has successfully led some of the most challenging mining operations in South East Asia including implementing major mining change management programs at Muswellbrook Coal in Hunter Valley NSW, Lihir Gold in PNG, Boddington and Hedges Goldmines in South West WA, Kanowna Belle Goldmine in WA goldfields as well as Subuku, Senakin and Satui Coalmines in South Kalimantan Indonesia.
Joe’s qualifications are impressive | a qualified Mining Engineer, Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Chartered Professional in Management.
Timothy Jones – Finance Director and Company Secretary
Timothy Jones was appointed by MRS as the Company Secretary in June 2013. Mr. Jones brings to MRS 40 years of experience in dealing with oil and gas clients as well as natural resource clients.
Timothy Jones trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in London and Paris. He then joined a client as Financial Director before founding his own accountancy and consultancy practice in 1990. He has clients in a range of business sectors but his main focus is on natural resources. He is Chairman of the Board of AIM listed Xcite Energy Limited, operator of the Bentley oil field in the North Sea. His previous public directorships include Bahamas Petroleum Company Plc and Falkland Oil and Gas Limited, both of which he saw through the listing process. His areas of expertise include the provision of high-level financial advice to growing businesses, merger and acquisition planning and execution and assistance with listing procedures and fundraising.