Roderick McIllree

Roderick McIllree is a geologist with a deep understanding of narrow-vein, high-grade gold deposits within the broader Asia Pacific region. He is the managing director of BlueJay Mining, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Mr McIllree gained international experience in the prolific mineral belts of Chile before returning to Australia's gold sector. After completing a graduate diploma in Mineral Economics, he moved into the finance sector and worked as an analyst and advisor for broking houses active in Australian and international capital markets. Mr McIllree was involved in the establishment of several successful mining ventures including Medusa Mining, Anvil Mining, and Kingsrose Mining. He was the founding managing director of 'The Gold Company' (now Greenland Minerals and Energy), and was instrumental in the company's push into Greenland and the acquisition to Kvanefjeld project in 2007. Since then, he has built an organisation of top level mineral's industry professionals and has successfully established the company's increasing international profile.
Bio last updated 19 Jan 2019

Article Timeline

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Chairman
Kingsrose Mining
Kingsrose Mining
2017 - 201839
Founding Managing Director
Greenland Minerals
Greenland Minerals
2005 - 2014261

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Kingsrose Mining12 Nov 2018Bought850,000$0.06$50,830On-market trade
Kingsrose Mining09 Nov 2018Bought700,000$0.06$41,650On-market trade
Kingsrose Mining08 Nov 2018Bought600,000$0.06$36,000On-market trade
Kingsrose Mining20 Dec 2017Bought600,000$0.06$36,000On-market trade
Greenland Minerals15 Jul 2014Bought666,266$0.10$66,627Rights issue

Directors Shareholdings

CompanyDirect sharesIndirect sharesTotal sharesTotal value
Kingsrose Mining6,900,00018,150,00025,050,000$1,503,000

Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
16/01/13Greenland MineralsPlacement$17.0m>>
08/07/14Greenland MineralsEntitlement offer$8.9m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/12/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
434thGreenland Minerals-28%-19%
773rdEuropean Cobalt-75%-41%
777thPacific Bauxite-76%-13%
716 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$10.6m Issued
$12.0m Bought
$222k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


261st↑Greenland Minerals$82k
266th↓European Cobalt$77k
267th↓Pacific Bauxite$77k
269th↓Laconia Resources$74k
513 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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