Daniel Harris is a seasoned and highly experienced mining executive and director and has most recently held the role of interim CEO and Managing Director of ASX listed Atlas Iron, a mid-sized, independent Australian iron ore mining company with operations in the Northern Pilbara of Western Australia. Daniel remains a Non-Executive Director to the Atlas Iron Board. Daniel has been involved in all aspects of the industry for over 37 years and held both COO and CEO positions in Atlantic Ltd. The company’s subsidiary, Midwest Vanadium, owned a +$500 million-dollar production plant and vanadium mine in Western Australia. As COO, Daniel was tasked with the start-up of the newly constructed vanadium plant and brought it into commercial operation, before moving to the CEO role.
Daniel is also the former Vice President of EVRAZ Plc, Vanadium assets responsible for their global vanadium business. EVRAZ plc is a £4.2 billion publicly traded steel, mining and vanadium business with operations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Europe, USA, Canada and South Africa. EVRAZ consolidated vanadium business produced and marketed approximately one quarter of the world’s vanadium supply.
Daniel is also a Non-Executive Director of Perth based Australian Vanadium, and is the Chief Advisor to the Board of Directors of Queensland Energy Minerals, QEM, and also acts as a technical executive consultant to GSA Environmental in the UK, a process engineering company that is well credentialed in the vanadium and oil industries.