Bruce an experienced resources industry executive and company director.

Following a successful career in the in the mining industry where his background included technical, operational and commercial responsibilities with major resource companies such Placer Dome, Dominion Mining, and Plutonic Resources, Bruce became a professional director and a consultant to the industry. He founded Ophir Partners, a resources, energy and engineering industry consulting firm assisting groups in building high impact boards and senior management teams. He brings his knowledge of consulting with many leading international exploration and mining companies to Everlast.

Bruce is currently Chairman of the Sydney Branch of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), a National Councillor for the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) and a Member of the Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering Industry Advisory Committee at the University of New South Wales. Bruce holds an M.Sc. (Earth Sciences) from Waikato University and an MBA from Deakin University.