Managing Director and CEO
Mike was the first CEO and MD of BC Iron. He successfully steered BC Iron through first stage exploration, definition of resources, feasibility study, the negotiation of development agreements with Fortescue Metals Group and ultimately the profitable production of iron ore.
Mike is a geologist and a graduate of Queens University, Canada with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Geological Sciences. His experience includes base metals, iron ore, uranium and gold, with a strong focus on mine-camp exploration, resource definition, and mine development. Mike was a founding director of uranium developer Bannerman Resources and is the non-executive Chairman and founder of Cassini Resources. He is also a non-executive director of Cycliq Group Limited.
In June 2017, Mike was appointed as the Uranium Forum Chairman of the Minerals Council of Australia. Mr Young is also a participant in the Ride for Youth (2017, 2016 and 2015) for Youth Focus which raises funds for the prevention of youth suicide and self-harm.