Christoper J. Clower is the current Managing Director of Borneo Brothers Limited (BBL) and has significant experience and track record of success in the Indonesian mineral, energy, corporate finance and investment banking sectors. Mr. Clower was previously Head of South East Asia Corporate Finance of Merrill Lynch Investment Banking Division. At Merrill Lynch, Mr Clower raised in excess of US$2 billion for Indonesian natural resources clients between 2005 and 2009. Prior to his role at Merrill Lynch, Mr. Clower held executive positions with Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust Investment Banking, Corporate Finance Divisions. Mr. Clower holds an MBA (Honors) from University of Chicago and a BS in Nuclear Engineering from Northwestern University.
Mr. Irawan adds strength to the Board with his decades of experience in the Natural Resources, Maritime and Banking industries in Indonesia and Australia. Previously Mr. Irawan was a Director at PT Sarana Citranusa Kabil, an affiliate of PT Citra Tubindo Tbk, a publicly listed manufacturer of oil field tubular pipes.
Mr. Irawan has also previously held various executive positions in the Banking industry where he focused on commodity finance, debt restructuring, corporate finance and personal finance at ING Bank Indonesia, NM Rothschild & Sons Australia and HSBC Australia.
Mr. Irawan holds an MBA from Radford University, Virginia and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern State University, Louisiana.
Executive Director & Chief Technical Officer
Mr Santoso has over twenty six years’ experience in the mining industry, ranging from green field exploration through to mine development and operation. In his most recent role, Mr Santoso was a Principal Mining Engineer and President Director of PT. SRK Consulting Indonesia, a leading exploration and mining consulting company. Throughout his career, Mr Santoso has worked in a number of roles including consulting for mining engineering and construction management as well as senior mining engineer and project management positions. Previous to PT. SRK Consulting Indonesia, Mr Santoso has worked at PT. Sari Industrial Corporation, PT Kaltim Prima Coal, PT. Kilborn Pakar Rekayasa, PT. SNCLAVALIN and PT. Paiton Energy.
Mr Santoso holds a BSc (Mining Engineering) from Bandung Institute of Technology. He is a member of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and PERHAPI (The Indonesian Mining Professional Association).
Roger Pooley is a Mining Engineer with over forty years’ experience in the mining industry. He has worked in Australia, Ghana, UK, Iran and Indonesia. For the first fifteen years of his career, Mr Pooley worked in operations, in both line management and staff positions. Following this, he moved into project management for twelve years. For the past eighteen years as a consultant, he has been involved mainly in studies, valuations, reserves estimates, and appraisals. The latter part of his experience has been mainly in Indonesia, although in that time he has also completed assignments in Australia, the Philippines, Cameroon, Brazil, Kyrgyzstan and Vietnam. Mr Pooley has worked on open pit, underground, and alluvial properties in gold, coal, base metals and non-metallics. This wide experience, together with his expertise in economics, helps him to competently assess a variety of solutions to mining, treatment, logistical and environmental problems.
Previous to joining the Board of WMN, Mr Pooley worked at SRK Consulting (Australasia) Pty Ltd as a Senior Consultant based in the Perth and Jakarta offices from 2007 to June of 2013. Previous to working at SRK, Mr Pooley worked in Jakarta from 1994 to 2007 at PT Simapertama Minindo as an Independent Consultant.
Mr Pooley holds a BSc (Mining Engineering) – Royal School of Mines in London, is a member of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a Chartered Professional Engineer, and a member of MICA. He holds a WA Quarry Manager’s Certificate of Competency. Mr Pooley is bilingual, speaking English and Bahasa Indonesia.
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