Mark is a founding director and Chairman. Under his leadership the Board of MRL Capital continues to diligently manage and grow the Lihirian Trust. With the exit from MRDC, Mark was reappointed to the Board of MRL Capital. He represents the Tinetalgo Clan on the Board.
Director & Managing Director MRL Capital
Lawrence joined the Board as the Nikama Clan representative in November 2011. An engineer by profession, he brings with him more than 10 years experience both as a professional and in his capacity as board representative on a number of organisations on Lihir.
Director John Kapsa was appointed to MRL Board as the Director representing the Unawos Clan, in 2013. Previously, he served as the Acting Managing Director and Chairman for the Anitua Group of Companies from 1989 to 2016. He is also currently the Chairman for Unawos Investments Limited and Mine Tec Limited. He brings with him a wealth of experience serving on these boards.
Director Joseph Braun was formally employed by Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) as a Welding Inspector (to Australian Standards) from 1980 to 1988. He was also attached with Lihir Management Company (LMC) during the early exploration in 1991 he served as the Superintendent for Trade Trainers mainly preparing Tradesman for construction in the Lihir Gold Project. He is also the Managing Director for Lakemalam Limited, a company that specialises in building and construction. He joined the MRL Board in 2012, as the Director representing the Tengawom Clan.
Cornelia holds a Certificate in Commerce and has more than 15 years accounting experience, working at the Lihir Gold mine. She represents the Lamatlik clan on the Board and is also a director on the board of the clan company she helped establish, Lamatlik Investment Limited. Cornelia joined the Board on May 22, 2009.
Director Jerry Morus holds a Bachelor Degree in Tropical Agriculture from the University of Natural Resources & Environment in Kokopo, East New Britain Province; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Chemistry from the University of Technology in Lae, Morobe Province. He currently serves as the Managing Director for Pokchee Lodge which is located at Kunaye, Lihir, New Ireland Province. He was formerly the Manager for Lihir Sustainable Development (LSDL) from 2009-2011. He represents the Nissal Clan on the MRL Board.