Alwyn Vorster joined Iron Ore Holdings as chief executive in November 2010 and was appointed managing director in January 2011. He was also director of business development at Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR). Prior to that, Mr Vorster was Rio Tinto’s regional manager for iron ore sales into Asia, where he also served on the management board of the Channar Joint Venture (between Rio Tinto and Sinosteel). The earlier part of his career included geological and business development roles with Kumba Resources (a subsidiary of Anglo American). He serves on the executive committee of the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).