Chris Ellison has more than 40 years’ experience across Australia’s mining and resources sectors. He is the Founder and Managing Director of Mineral Resources Ltd (MinRes), a leading $14 billion diversified resources company that listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2006.
Under Chris’ vision and leadership, MinRes has become one of the world’s largest lithium mining companies, is Australia’s fifth-largest iron ore exporter, is developing its fully owned onshore natural gas assets, and is a contract partner of choice servicing the world’s leading mining companies. With a focus on people and innovation, MinRes has become a top performer on the ASX for total shareholder returns.
Chris is one of Australia’s most highly respected business leaders. Since 2013, he has also served as Honorary Consul for New Zealand in Western Australia, fostering a strong bilateral relationship between Australia and New Zealand.