James Smith and Sandra Bell appointed to the Board

DRA Global is pleased to announce the following appointments that were confirmed by the Board on 27 July:

  • James Smith, DRA Global's Chief Executive Officer, has been appointed to the Board as Managing Director.
  • Sandra Bell has been appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director. Sandra has also been appointed as a member of the Board's Audit and Risk Committee, Nominations and Governance Committee and People, Culture and Remuneration Committee. A period of handover has commenced for Sandra to take on the role of Chair for the Audit and Risk Committee from acting Chair Johnny Velloza.




Peter Mansell, Non-Executive Director and Chair

"James and Sandra are both accomplished professionals, each with a diverse set of expertise that includes strategic, financial, and operational experience. Not only will they complement the expertise of our existing Board, but I’m also confident their contributions and leadership will add significant value to the Company and wider stakeholder groups."


Sandra Bell, Non-Executive Director

“I’m very pleased to be appointed to this Board and look forward to contributing towards delivering value for its shareholders and stakeholders. I will work collaboratively with my Board colleagues and management, and apply my experience and skills in pursuit of success at DRA Global.”

About DRA Global

DRA Global Limited (ASX: DRA | JSE: DRA) (DRA or the Group) is an international multi-disciplinary engineering, project delivery and operations management group, predominantly focused on the mining, minerals and metals industry.

The Group has an extensive track record spanning almost four decades across a wide range of commodities. We have delivered more than 8,000 projects, studies and managed services solutions, and currently operate more than a dozen sites through its operations and maintenance division.

Our teams have deep expertise in the mining, minerals and metals processing industries, as well as related non-process infrastructure such as, water, and energy solutions. We deliver comprehensive advisory, engineering and project delivery services throughout the capital project lifecycle, from concept through to operational readiness and commissioning as well as ongoing operations, maintenance and engineering services. We do this with a focus on sustainability and assisting clients to achieve their ESG goals.

DRA covers all major mining centres with offices across Africa and the Middle East, North and South America, and the Asia-Pacific.