Management Team

Craig Jones

Chief Executive Officer
Craig Jones is a highly experienced mining executive and qualified mining engineer with more than 28 years’ experience in West Australian underground hard-rock mining within the resource industry. Prior to joining Poseidon in 2022 and CEO appointment in 2023, Craig was the Chief Operating Officer for Bellevue Gold where he was instrumental in establishing the restart of the historical operation, leading the feasibility study and an integral team member involved in the financing of the project.  Prior to his most recent role, he held senior roles in operations, mine management and business development for various mining companies including Northern Star Resources.  Craig has been instrumental in optimising, integrating and operating underground mines as well as upgrading mill infrastructure and installation of major capital projects at various operations. 

Craig has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the University of Ballarat and holds a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate.

Brendan Shalders

Chief Financial Officer & Joint Company Secretary
Brendan Shalders is a Chartered Accountant having commenced his career at KPMG. He was a Managing Director at FTI Consulting for nearly 3 years. Having held senior finance roles in both advisory and corporate settings, he has over 16 years’ experience in corporate finance, accounting, risk management and business development, predominantly within the mining and mining services industries.

Andrea Betti

Joint Company Secretary
Andrea Betti is an accounting and corporate governance professional with over 20 years’ experience in accounting, corporate governance, finance and corporate banking. She has a Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and a Masters of Business Administration. Ms Betti has acted as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for companies in the private and publicly listed sectors, as well as senior executive roles in the banking and finance industry. Ms Betti is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and an associate member of the Governance Institute of Australia. 

Andrea was appointed as Joint Company Secretary on 4 November 2019.
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