Andy Caruso is a qualified Mining Engineer who brings almost 30 years of global mining experience across a range of operational, management and key executive roles.
He possesses significant experience with bulk commodity projects including over ten years as the Managing Director and CEO of several Australian iron ore and coal development companies, being Australasian Resources Limited (ASX: ARH), Crossland Resources Limited and Ascot Resources Limited (ASX: AZQ) (collectively from 2007 to 2016).
Most recently, Mr. Caruso was the Managing Director and CEO of Atrum Coal (ASX:ATU) from 2021 to 2022. Prior to that, Mr. Caruso worked for 14 years in direct mine operations across iron ore, coal and nickel. This included six years in technical and management roles at very large coal operations in Western Australia (Griffin Coal) and Queensland (BHP).
He was also Vice President (Corporate Development) at Alcoa Corporation (a role he held from 2017 to 2019), which included time as a key member of the Bauxite business unit responsible for the operation, growth and acquisition of Alcoa’s bauxite mine assets globally. Prior to that, Mr. Caruso was a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) consulting arm (from 2016 to 2017), with key responsibility for delivering critical solutions for clients including BHP, Goldfields, and Resource Capital Funds.
Mr. Caruso holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mining Engineering (Western Australian School of Mines) and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment (FINSIA). He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Great Southern Mining Limited (ASX: GSN).