DRA Global (“DRA”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Mansell as Non- Executive Director and Chairman of the DRA Global Board of Directors.
“We welcome Peter to DRA Global. Peter’s background in managing professional services firms and his extensive international corporate and board experience aligns with DRA’s ongoing strategic journey, and we look forward to him joining the Board and the DRA team,” says Andrew Naude, CEO of DRA Global.
Mr. Mansell was born in South Africa and relocated to Australia in 1987 where he became senior partner of Freehills law firm (1988 – 2004), National Chairman (1995 to 2000) and Director of Aurecon Group Pty Ltd (2013 to 2016), all of which contribute to his very successful career and 20 years of experience as a company director. Mr Mansell was instrumental in the conception, negotiation and management of two large law firm mergers and subsequent integration and has served on the boards of several prominent ASX 100 companies as well as mid-market companies. Mr. Mansell’s international experience includes Europe, Africa and Canada and covers a broad range of industries and sectors including mining, media, agribusiness and energy. Mr. Mansell is currently Chairman of Energy Resources of Australia, Cancer Research Fund and Foodbank of Australia.
“I’m very excited to be joining DRA. The organisation has evolved significantly over the past three decades and I’m honoured to be part of the growth and transformation going forward. DRA has delivered some flagship projects in the mining and resources industry and I look forward to working with the board and management team to continue building this impressive resume,” said Mr. Mansell.
Mr. Mansell holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws and a Higher Diploma in Tax Law, all awarded by the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He is also a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (former West Australian President and National Board Director).
DRA Global is a diversified global engineering, project delivery and operations management group headquartered in Perth, Australia, with an impressive track record spanning more than three decades. Known for its collaborative approach and extensive experience in project development and delivery, as well as turnkey operations and maintenance services, DRA Global delivers optimal solutions that are tailored to meet clients’ needs.
With expertise in the areas of project development, mining, mineral processing, plant optimisation, operational readiness, systems integration, operations and maintenance and related water, energy, industrial and infrastructure requirements, DRA Global delivers truly comprehensive solutions to the resources sector. DRA Global employs over 4500 people and offers flexible engineering and operations management services worldwide through 18 offices.
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