Chris Hall

Non-Executive Chairman

As Group General Counsel, Chris has functional oversight of all legal and regulatory matters in Todd. He also Chairs the Regulatory Compliance and Policy Management Committees.

As Vice President Growth Businesses, he has executive responsibility for Integria Healthcare, Todd Digital and for Todd’s investment in PartsTrader Markets, and leads Todd’s Technology and Food investment strategies.

Chris joined Todd Energy in 2002 as its first General Counsel and was appointed to his current role in July 2011. Before joining Todd, Chris spent 12 years at commercial law firm, Bell Gully. He was a member of the Executive Committee of PEPANZ for six years, including two as Chair, was a director of Shell Todd Oil Services from 2004 to 2017 and is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

Chris has an LLB (Hons) from the University of Otago, an LLM from University of British Columbia and has completed executive training courses at Macquarie University, Sydney and INSEAD, France.

Chris is married with two sons and is keen on travel, sports administration and adventure racing.


Executive Director

Nick is the Founding Director of BBI Group Pty Ltd. Nick now serves as Executive Director, with a focus on commercial and finance. His career spans more than 30 years in the resources and finance industries.

Nick graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons).
His early career was in banking and finance. In 1990 he became Executive Director of Macquarie Bank Limited heading the commodities division.

In 1994 Nick left Macquarie to set up Sino Mining International, a wholly owned subsidiary of the State owned China National Non Ferrous Metals Corporation. This company developed the first internationally operated mine in China, the Jianchaling Gold mine in Shaanxi Province.

In 2000 Nick founded Sino Gold Limited as Executive Chairman. This company operated gold mines in China. It listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2001.
During 2001 Nick took control of ASX listed Lynas Corporation developing the Mt Weld rare earth deposit in Western Australia and a large downstream rare earth processing plant in Kuantan in Malaysia. He retired from Lynas in 2013 after the plant in Malaysia was fully commissioned.

In 2011 Nick founded Forge Resources Ltd, a junior ASX mining exploration company. This company acquired the Balla Balla Mine in the Pilbara in Western Australia. It was privatised by him and Todd Corporation in 2014, and is now BBI Group Pty Ltd, focussed on building a large scale integrated iron ore system in the Pilbara in Western Australia.

Between 2011 and 2013 Nick served as a Governor of the Mining and Metals Industry Partnership Group and as Co-Chair of the Global Growth Company community for the World Economic Forum, attending the Davos Summit during these years.

In 2011 Nick received the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Australian Eastern Division.

On 13 June 2011 Nick was awarded an AM (member of the Order of Australia) for his services to the community through executive roles supporting medical research and healthcare organisations and also for his work fostering Australia-China relations.