Oct. 25, 2021 - Tanzanian graphite developer Black Rock Mining Limited (ASX:BKT) (Black Rock or the Company) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steuart Mclntyre as General Manager, Corporate Development, effective 25th October 2021.
Commenting on the appointment, Black Rock Managing Director and CEO, John de Vries, said:
“We welcome Steuart as our General Manager, Corporate Development, at a pivotal time as the Company makes strong progress on project development activities at Mahenge.
Steuart brings extensive capital markets experience, and coupled with his intimate knowledge of the Project, this will be critical as part of his initial focus with respect to engaging with finance groups to ultimately support a project development financing process.
The global outlook for graphite remains very positive as one of the highest of all minerals required for the transition to clean energy storage technologies. With our recent management appointments, Black Rock is well positioned to become a meaningful producer of graphite into the growing global market.”
Mr Mclntyre has been a prominent mining analyst for over 15 years including as a sell side analyst for Royal Bank of Canada and Blue Ocean Equities in Sydney, covering a wide range of mining companies in gold, base metals and battery thematic minerals like lithium, cobalt and graphite. Prior to that he spent three years working in London for Cutfield Freeman, a mining-focused corporate finance boutique. He has an honours degree in civil engineering, and a commerce degree, both from the University of Sydney, as well as a diploma of corporate finance from the London Business School.
Mr Mclntyre is already very familiar with all aspects of the Mahenge Graphite Project having covered the Company since December 2020 during his most recent role as Senior Resources Analyst at Blue Ocean Equities. His initial focus will be on preparation activities with finance groups to support a project development financing process.