Management Team

Ken Brinsden, Managing Director & CEO

B. Eng (Mining)

Mr Brinsden is a mining engineer with over 25 years' experience in surface and underground mining operations, including roles in mine management, production, and brown-fields and green-fields development roles across a range of commodities. Mr Brinsden joined Pilbara Minerals as Chief Executive Officer in January 2016, was appointed Managing Director and CEO in May 2016.

Mr Brinsden has led the development of the Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum project, which has progressed from first drill hole to production in under four years. This exponential growth has resulted in Pilbara Minerals now being one of the world’s leading lithium raw materials players and listed within the ASX 200.

Alex Eastwood, Company Secretary & General Counsel

LLB and BEc and GAICD

Mr Eastwood has over 25 years experience as a lawyer, company secretary and corporate finance executive. He has previously held partnerships with two international law firms, Deacons (now Norton Rose) and K&L Gates in its Energy, Infrastructure and Resources division. He has extensive experience in the corporate finance area including as a director of Blackswan Equities and New Holland Capital, and has held a number of senior positions including as General Counsel and Company Secretary for ASX listed companies in the mining and mining services sectors.

Mr Eastwood joined Pilbara Minerals as General Counsel in August 2016 and was appointed Company Secretary in September 2016.

Brian Lynn, Chief Financial Officer

CA, B.Bus.

Mr Lynn is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years experience in the Australian resources sector. Prior to joining Pilbara Minerals, Mr Lynn served as the Chief Financial Officer at Atlas Iron Limited and spent 12 years as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary at Mincor Resources NL.

Dale Henderson, Chief Operating Officer

B Eng (Civil) and GAICD

Mr Henderson has over 16 years' experience working in both operations and development in the resources sector. This experience has included brown-fields and green-fields environments across a number of commodities in both metals and hydrocarbons.

Mr Henderson has worked for a range of major resource operators including; Fortescue Metals Group, Rio Tinto, Chevron, and Occidental Petroleum. Prior to joining Pilbara, Mr Henderson held leadership roles with Fortescue Metals Group in mine operations and development.

Mr Henderson joined Pilbara Minerals in September 2017. 


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