Senior Leadership Team

Murray Leahy

Managing Director

Murray is the founder of MLG and its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Starting initially as a small contractor providing silica mining and haulage services for BHP, Murray has grown and developed MLG into a significant Western Australian business. Murray has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry, establishing and developing MLG’s mine site operations and working with multiple clients to support their operations. Murray has grown MLG which now has 29 locations across Western Australia and the Northern Territory and employs more than 600 people. In 2019, following the success of MLG being awarded the business of the year in the Goldfields Business Awards, Murray was awarded the Goldfields businessman of the year. Murray is a director of MLG Cement & Lime Pty Ltd and MLG Connect Pty Ltd

Phil Mirams

Chief Financial Officer

Phil is the CFO of MLG. Phil was appointed CFO in October 2019 and has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, corporate finance and management roles across multiple industries. Phil started his professional career as an accountant in New Zealand in 1989 before moving to the UK in 1995 where he held senior roles with Deutsche Bank and Andersen in London. Phil moved to Australia in 2004 to become the Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Bank, Australia and New Zealand before joining UGL Limited, an ASX 100 company, as CFO in 2007. Phil then moved to Perth as the CFO for Automotive Holdings Group Limited, prior to joining Navitas Limited as CFO in 2018.

John Antill

General Manager Crushing

John is the General Manager (Crushing) at MLG, and is responsible for the oversight of all of MLG’s crushing and screening operations. John has been with MLG for over 8 years, and has over 20 years’ supply chain experience. John has previously held senior roles in the crushing sector, across multiple commodities.

Allun Waller

General Manager People and Performance

Allun is the General Manager (People and Performance) at MLG, and is responsible for MLG’s human resources operations and safety program. Allun joined MLG in 2021. Allun spent more than 12 years in the Australian Defence Force before embarking on a career in the corporate sector. A specialist in workers’ health and safety and corporate management, Allun has spent his entire corporate career within the mining sector

Rod Oakes

General Manager Maintenance

Rod is the General Manager (Maintenance) at MLG and is responsible for the maintenance of MLG’s fleet and equipment. Rod joined MLG in 2021 and has spent more than 33 years in the mining industry, primarily working within Caterpillar with overall responsibility for mining machine rebuilds and field service. Rod has also had experience within the machine hire sector of the mining industry.

Tom Gregorczyk

Business Development Manager

Tom is the Manager of Business Development at MLG. Having joined MLG in July 2020, Tom is responsible for the business development and commercial functions of the business. Tom has more than 17 years of experience working in business development, commercial, and corporate finance roles across several industries including bulk supply chain and logistics, retail, and institutional banking.


Jim Walker


Jim is the Chairman of MLG. Jim has over 45 years of experience in the resources sector and is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Austin Engineering Limited, Australian Potash Limited and Mader Group Limited. Jim is also Chairman of the Western Australia State Training Board and Deputy Chairman of RACWA Holdings Pty Ltd. Jim was formerly Non- Executive Chairman of Macmahon Holdings Limited and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of WesTrac Pty Ltd. Jim was formerly National President of Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and AIM Western Australian and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Jim’s focus on Apprentices and training was recognised when he was awarded the GJ Stokes Memorial Award at Diggers & Dealers in August 2014.

Anna Neuling

Independent Non-Executive Director

Anna is a Non-Executive Director of MLG. Anna is currently an Executive Director of ASX-listed S2 Resources Ltd which was demerged from Sirius Resources Limited as part of its merger with IGO in 2015. Anna has held various roles at Sirius since its inception and was Executive Director – Corporate and Commercial at the time of the $2.7 billion merger. Anna is also Non-Executive Chair of Tombador Iron Limited, an ASX-listed Brazilian iron ore company and Non-Executive Director of CZR Resources Ltd, an ASXlisted West Australian gold and iron ore exploration company. Anna has 20 years of experience in financial and corporate roles in the resources industry with ASX listed companies including Lionore Mining International Limited, Antipa Minerals Ltd and Avoca Resources Ltd. Prior to that, Anna worked at Deloitte in London and Perth.

Garret Dixon

Independent Non-Executive Director

Garret is a Non-Executive Director of MLG. Garret has extensive experience in the resources and mining contracting sectors in Australia and overseas. His work in both private and ASX-listed companies spans more than three decades, having worked in senior executive roles for major mine owners, mine operators and contractors. Until recently, Garret held the position of Executive Vice President and President Bauxite at NYSElisted Alcoa Corporation, where he was responsible for Alcoa’s global bauxite mining business. Garret’s Previous roles have also included Executive General Manager of Henry Walker Eltin Group Limited and Managing Director of ASX-listed Gindalbie Metals Ltd.