Ron Mitchell

Managing Director

Mr Mitchell has more than 25 years’ experience in senior commercial, strategy, sales and business development roles including more than 13 years in the lithium and battery metals industry with executive level roles at Tianqi Lithium Corporation and Talison Lithium.  He is also the inaugural Chairman of the London Metal Exchange (LME) Lithium and Cobalt Committee, a role he has held for more than 4 years.

Mr Mitchell was awarded a Japanese Government Scholarship and completed a Master’s degree at the Tokyo University of Marine Science in 2004. He also lived and worked in Tokyo Japan for 7 years and held several commercial roles with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Inc., a large globally diversified OEM.

As Managing Director, Mr Mitchell oversees marketing development, investor relations, strategic partnership negotiation and business growth opportunities.

In his tenure with GL1, Ron has overseen significant developments including the 10-year offtake agreement with major shareholder Suzhou TA&A UltraClean Technology Co. Limited, the introduction of Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN) as a cornerstone investor, in addition to a $110m institutional placement; $10m SPP and delivery of an upgraded 50.7Mt resource base across both the Manna and Marble Bar Lithium Projects.