Mr. Cau is a Civil Engineer with global experience in the metals processing and engineering industry. Mr. Cau joined Bateman Engineering Pty Ltd (Australia) from 1997 to 2005 holding positions of increasing responsibility including Managing Director for Australia. Mr. Cau was the project director for the Sepon Copper Project in Laos and delivered a 60,000 tpa copper hydrometallurgical plant on time and on budget on behalf of Oxiana Limited (Australia). Mr. Cau was the Recipient of the Hawkins Engineering Excellence Award for Best Resource Project – Australia 2005 for the Sepon Project. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Cau was employed by BHP Billiton as Vice President Project Delivery and a member of the Aluminium executive committee, he was Project Director for the Guinea Alumina Project (Africa). Mr. Cau was Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Australasia) for SNC Lavalin from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Cau was employed as Chief Technical Officer for Zamin Ferrous from 2010 to 2012 based in South America with projects across the continent. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Cau delivered engineering consulting and project services through Cau Engineers and Associates with global clientele for polymetallic processing (Nui Phao, Vietnam, Masan Resources), USA oil sands, and rare earths (Lynas Corporation, Australia and Malaysia). In 2018, Mr. Cau was employed through Ausenco as Project Director of the Mina Justa Project in Peru. This project ($1.6 Billion USD) consists of a 6 Million tonne per annum flotation concentrator and a 12 Million tonne per annum vat leach plant with associated infrastructure with more than 5000 people employed in construction. Mr. Cau served as Project Director for the LeadFX Feasibility Study (Australia, 2019) for a new lead leaching and electrowinning process.