Martin Purvis is a mining engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the resources sector. His career started in the deep-level gold mines of South Africa and since that time he has worked in a wide range of corporate and operational roles at executive and board level. He has worked in a number of multi-national mining houses in a broad range of commodities and been the CEO of both listed and private companies in Australia and Singapore. Mr Purvis previously held senior roles at Gold Fields and Straits Resources, where he held the title of executive director. He is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).