Russell Clark was appointed managing director of Grange in March 2008, and led Grange through its merger with Australian Bulk Minerals. He has a mining engineering degree and a graduate diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia. In addition he has undertaken executive development programmes in Australia and the US. Prior to Grange, Mr Clark spent 18 years at Renison Goldfields and eight years at Newmont Mining Corporation. He has over 34 years’ mining experience in Africa, Papua New Guinea, the US and Australia, gained from technical, project management, general management and executive positions.