Sam Riggall FAusIMM

Chief Executive Officer

Sunrise Energy Metals


Sam Riggall is Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise Energy Metals Limited, an ASX-listed company developing one of Australia’s largest integrated battery raw materials projects. 

Mr Riggall was previously Executive Vice-President of Business Development and Strategic Planning at Ivanhoe Mines Limited, and prior to that worked for over a decade at Rio Tinto in a variety of roles covering industrial minerals, exploration, project generation and evaluation, business development and capital market transactions. 

Mr. Riggall holds law and economics degrees from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne Business School. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and was awarded the Honour Medal of Economic and Financial Service by the Government of Mongolia for his contribution to Mongolia’s economic and social development. More recently Mr Riggall served as an industry representative to the Australian Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative and Critical Minerals Strategy. 

Mr Riggall is currently a non-executive director of Clean TeQ Water Limited and VRB Energy. 

Sam Riggall FAusIMM