Mr Edward (Eddie) Fry
Mr Fry has extensive experience within the Australian resource sector and is a specialist in Indigenous and Native Title issues. He holds a Diploma in Business Management from the University of South Australia and is a graduate of the International Lead and Zinc Study Group conducted out of Belgium on international base metal global supply and demand trade.
Based in Adelaide, Mr Fry is a former director and a retained consultant to TNG Limited, an Australian resource company focused on the exploration, evaluation and development of a multi-commodity resource portfolio in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. He is an Executive Director of Gimbulki Ltd., a Native Title land access company he established in 2002 which has provided consulting services to a range of Australian exploration and mining companies including Rio Tinto, Barrick Gold, and Transfield Services.
During his career he also held senior executive roles with Normandy Mining Ltd., where he established the company’s Traditional Owner policy, and later was manager of international logistics and marketing of Normandy’s base-metal portfolio and an investor relations analyst. His early employment included involvement with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) and also the Aboriginal Development Commission and the Department of Aviation.
Mr Fry is the Chairman of Indigenous Business Australia, Chair of the Indigenous Advisory Board at Transfield Services Australia (since 2010), a Deputy Chair of the Aboriginal Foundation of South Australia Inc (since 2007) and is a member of the development team for the TNG Ltd world-class ferro/vanadium Mount Peake project in the Northern Territory.