Doug Syme is a mining executive with more than 30 years of industry experience. He is a Mining Engineering graduate from the Western Australian School of Mining who has worked throughout Australia, Africa and Europe in senior operational and corporate positions. Expertise in construction, start up and project work led Mr Syme to key roles in the early years of the Golden Grove and Cannington mines, the mechanisation of the Ashanti Gold mine and later to become the Chief Operating Officer at Aston Resources, owner of the large Maules Creek coal project in NSW. As Managing Director of Zinkgruven Mining AB he led the troubled base metals operation through the difficult years of the GFC by managing the expectations of the various stakeholders. The intervening years have predominantly involved shorter term assignments as a consultant and contractor.
Mr Syme is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Round Oak Minerals Pty Limited.