Barry Fitzgerald

Chief Executive Officer

Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd

Barry joined Hancock Prospecting and the Roy Hill Project in June 2010. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer when Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd was established in May 2012.

As CEO, Barry has been responsible for securing the world’s largest debt financing package – US$7.2billion – to complete the full funding package required to develop the Roy Hill project. His reputation for driving outcomes with the objective of delivering what is promised is reflected in the delivery of the first shipment of iron ore from Roy Hill on 10 December 2015 – ahead of schedule and on budget – and Practical Completion of the Project in May 2015.

With a career spanning more than 30 years in the resources and engineering sectors – Barry is a well experienced leader able to meet the challenges associated with running a project like Roy Hill and leading the company as it ramps up operations to the 55Mtpa name plate capacity of the operation.

Barry was previously CEO of CITIC Pacific Mining and has held various senior management positions with BHP Iron Ore, Henry Walker Eltin and Simon Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and a Masters of Engineering Science from the University of WA, and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Curtin University.


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