Met Coal Vital Component of the Steel Industry

Board of Directors

William Lamb


  • Mining executive with over 20 years of experience including extensive international experience in mining operations and project development. William’s vast production experience includes coal, diamonds, gold, platinum, and chrome sectors.
  • William joined the Lundin Group in 2008 as the General Manager for Lucara Diamond Corp and in 2011 was appointed President and CEO. William serves on several boards and committees of both public and private companies.
  • Mr. Lamb obtained his MBA from the Edinburgh Business School and holds an NHD in Extraction Metallurgy for the Technicion of the Witwatersrand

John H. Craig

Lead Director

  • A securities lawyer with a focus on equity financings both for underwriters and issuers with an emphasis on resource companies, TSE listings, dealings with TSX and OSC for listed public companies, takeovers and issuer bids and going private transactions.
  • Also involved with international resources in negotiation and drafting of mining, oil and gas concession agreements, joint venture agreements, operation agreements and farm-in agreements in a variety of countries.

Lukas Lundin


  • In 1982, Mr. Lundin headed International Petroleum Corporation’s oil and gas operations and was based in Dubai, U.A.E. From 1990 to 1995, he was President of International Musto Exploration Limited and was responsible for Musto’s acquisition of the Bajo de la Alumbrera deposit. Bajo de la Alumbrera was the subject of a $500 million takeover by Rio Algom and North Limited. Mr Lundin was also responsible for Argentina Gold and the discovery of the multi-million ounce Veladero gold deposit. Veladero was the subject of a $300 million takeover by Homestake in 1999. In addition, Mr. Lundin was a senior director of Lundin Oil and was instrumental in the $480 million takeover of Lundin Oil by Talisman Energy in 2001.
  • Mr. Lundin currently serves as chairman and director of a number of publicly traded natural resource-based companies.

Carmel Daniele


  • Founder of CD Capital Natural Resources Funds and serves as its Chief Investment Officer
  • Over 25 years of natural resources investment experience. Previously employed at RAB Capital Ltd and Normandy/Newmont Mining. Served as a Director of Brazil Potash Corp.
  • Carmel holds a Master of Laws (Corporate & Commercial) and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Damon Barber


  • Over 20 years of experience in advisory and management roles in the natural resources industry, including five years in the coal industry.
  • Spent 14 years in the banking industry providing advice and investment banking services to natural resource companies.
  • Mr. Barber earned a degree in mining engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA, with distinction, from the Wharton School of Business.

Matt Simpson


  • Extensive experience in the construction, engineering and financing of bulk commodity projects including current role as CEO of Black Iron and former Mine General Manager at RioTinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada operation where he was responsible for over 650 people to safely move in excess of 75MTpa of material
  • Senior member of teams that secured over US$900 million in project construction financing and arranging fully binding bid of ~US$3 billion to acquire a producing bulk commodities mine
  • Previously worked at Hatch Ltd. designing and constructing metallurgical refineries globally