Richard Crookes

Managing Partner, Lionhead Resources & Non-Executive Director

Vital Metals

Mr Crookes is managing partner of Lionhead Resources (LHR) and chairman of the Investment Committee. He has more than 35 years of global resource industry experience across a diverse range of projects, geographies and commodities as both an operator and investor.    

Prior to LHR, Mr Crookes was the Chief Geologist then Mining Manager of Ernest Henry Mining in Australia, an Executive Director of Macquarie’s Metals & Energy Capital division and, most recently, a senior Investment Partner at another mining private equity fund.

He is Chairman of Black Rock Mining (ASX:BKT) and a non-executive Director of Lithium Power International (ASX:LPI).

Mr Crookes holds a BSc in Geology and a Grad Dip in Applied Finance and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) and a member of AICD.

Richard Crookes

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