Steelmin’s strength lies in the depth of expertise of its Board and Management Team acquired through many years of operating within the mining, metal processing and resource investment industries



Andrija is currently Chairman of Central Europe Oil Company. He was CEO of the Croatian state oil company INA from 1995 to 1997. Between 1992 and 1995 he was the first Croatian Ambassador to PR China, and from 1997 to 2002 he served as the Croatian Ambassador to the Court of St James’s in London. Andrija joined the EBRD in 2002, where he worked until the end of 2006 as an Adviser to the Director for the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia


Managing Director

Prior to co-founding Steelmin in 2011, Chris had fourteen years of Corporate Finance and Accounting experience. He began his career at KPMG and then spent eight years in Investment Banking and Private Equity at Goldman Sachs, National Australia Bank and 17Capital in Sydney and London. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia, the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) and the Institute of Directors in the UK.


Non-Executive Director

Julian has over thirty years’ experience in financial and commodity markets. He was CEO of Fleming Capital Management, part of Fleming Family and Partners and, prior to that, CEO of GNI Limited (now part of MAN Group). Julian currently sits on the Board of a number of small cap companies.


General Manager

David is a process engineer and metallurgist who has over thirty years of experience in ferroalloy smelting including: silicon, ferrosilicon, chromium, nickel, manganese and vanadium.  He worked for more than ten years at Rio Tinto, Simcoa and Promet Engineering in Australia, as well as spending fifteen years working for Elektrobosna in Jajce.  David is a Member of the Institute of Engineers - Australia, and a Member of The Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy.


Production Director

Dragomir is a master technological engineer with over thirty years of experience of managing production and quality control of ferrosilicon and silicon plants. 
He has authored over fifteen reports concerning the optimisation of ferrosilicon and silicon production, as well as spending twenty years working for Elektrobosna in Jajce. 



Perica is a mechanical engineer with over thirty years of experience managing preventive mechanical maintenance for ferrosilicon and silicon plants, as well as managing the reconstruction of ferroalloy plants.  He spent twelve years working for Elektrobosna at the Jajce plant.


Electrical Maintenance Director

Drago is an electrical engineer with over thirty years of experience managing preventive electrical  maintenance for ferrosilicon and silicon plants.  He spent fifteen years working for Elektrobosna at the Jajce plant, where he managed the technical department.