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Liontown appoints highly experienced Mining Engineer Shane McLeay as Non-Executive Director.

Liontown Resources Limited (ASX: LTR) is pleased to announce the appointment of highly experienced mining engineer Shane McLeay as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective from 3 May 2022.
The appointment will further strengthen the depth and capability of the Liontown Board while also bringing a fresh
perspective, helping to ensure that the Company continues to embrace industry-leading innovation in advancing the
development of its world-class Kathleen Valley Lithium Project in WA.


Mr McLeay is a highly respected mining engineer and senior manager in the resource sector with over 25 years’
experience. He has a strong track record in starting up and operating mines of varying scales, with a skill set that includes project management, building highly capable teams and overseeing operational ramp-up to steady-state production. His expertise in underground mining and in adopting innovative, technology-led solutions will be extremely valuable during the development and operational phases of the Kathleen Valley Project.
Mr McLeay is the Founder and Managing Director of Entech Pty Ltd, an international mining consulting firm which
specialises in mining studies and project due diligence in the disciplines of Mining (with a strong emphasis in underground mining), Resource Geology and Geotechnical Engineering working with both emerging and major mining companies on projects across North, Central and South America, Africa and Australasia.
In this role, Mr McLeay has consulted to numerous operations, specialising in the study and execution of new mining
projects. His work has seen him play a key role with projects such as Sandfire Resources’ DeGrussa Copper Mine in WA, the Bellevue Gold Project, Independence Group’s Nova Nickel Project and performing due diligence on Saracen Mineral’s acquisition of a 50% stake in the Super Pit gold mine in WA.


Prior to starting Entech in 2010, Mr McLeay was General Manager of St Barbara’s Gwalia underground gold mine located in Leonora, Western Australia, taking the project from early-stage mine development, through plant construction and into steady-state production over a 4-year period.
He has also held other operational roles including as Operations Manager of RUC, a mining contractor specialising in raise drilling and shaft construction, and management and senior engineering roles in the start-up of mines such as the Black Swan Nickel Mine, the Otter-Juan Nickel Mine (restart) and the Empress gold mine in Coolgardie.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) with honours from the WA School of Mines in Kalgoorlie (Curtin University) and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM). Mr McLeay also holds a non-executive board role with Precision Funds Management, a Perth-based investment manager.
Mr McLeay’s global expertise in helping mining companies adopt new technology will be invaluable to Liontown as it
works to achieve its ambition of targeting net-zero by 2034.

Following his commencement, it is envisaged that Mr McLeay will also be appointed to one or more of the subcommittees of the Board. He will be considered as an Independent Director upon joining the Board.


Liontown Chairman, Tim Goyder, said:


“We are delighted that Shane has agreed to join the Liontown Board at an exciting and very important time in the
development of the Kathleen Valley Lithium Project. His significant knowledge and experience in hard rock and
underground mining operations will be invaluable as we progress the Project through development and into operation. He will bring the latest and most innovative thinking in mine development and operations to the Kathleen Valley Project, and we are very much looking forward to having him join our team.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr McLeay said:
“I am very excited to have the opportunity to join the Liontown Board at this exciting time in its development. Having
had the opportunity to review the Kathleen Valley Lithium Project, this is a world-class resource, and I have no doubt that it will be one of the most exciting new lithium projects to be developed globally over the next few years. The quality of the Liontown team, their focus on doing things right while embracing innovation in their planning and a strong ESG commitment, aligns very closely with what I am passionate about. I look forward to working with the team, sharing my experience and making a valued contribution.”


This announcement has been authorised for release by the Board

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