Team

About Us

Mining.com.au, published by Mayfair Media Operations, is Australia’s fastest-growing source of authoritative, breaking news for the global resources industry. Our skilled team of industry experts, journalists, and researchers delivers reputable, to-the-minute sector news. Whether it’s investor-focused content, developments in mining and exploration technology, market trends, or original commentary and analyses from the movers and shakers of the mining industry, we help investors stay informed about the rapidly evolving mining landscape.

Christopher Norris

Founder & Managing Director

The Founder and Managing Director of Mining.com.au, Christopher boasts a rich background in media, sales and advertising. He is driven by a relentless passion and fervour for constant innovation, ensuring that this platform remains on the cutting edge of news delivery.

Tristan Gray

Director

Originally from Canada, Tris trained as a journalist but early in her career moved into marketing and advertising. Tris now spends her days managing the mining.com.au systems and processes while overseeing all company operations.

Edward King

Client Director

With over a decade of hands-on experience driving success in B2B environments, as a Director at Mining.com.au, Edward brings an unwavering passion for sales and marketing to the table. He thrives on crafting innovative strategies, which disrupt norms and pave the way for unconventional thinking.

Adam Orlando

Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief Adam Orlando has more than 20 years’ experience in the media having held senior roles at various news publications, including as Asia-Pacific Sector Head (Mining) at global newswire Acuris (formerly Mergermarket). Throughout his career Orlando has worked in newsrooms around the world including London, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney.

Ben Mahler

Principal Architect

Ben has over 10 years of experience architecting software in mining, defence, and broadcasting. He loves designing elegant software solutions that simplify complex data. You’ll find him either behind a computer screen, or at a 3D printer at his local maker’s space.

Rochelle Padua

Head Of Design

Taking her bachelor’s degree in Design and a master’s degree on digital media in a career spanning 2 decades across media, fashion, food & beverage, tourism and education industries. Still loving what she does, Rochelle continues to provide multi-disciplinary design solutions for traditional and digital platforms.

Shae Russell

Executive Producer

Shae has been an equities analyst with a focus on investment writing for 15 years; the last eight of which has centred on the domestic and international mining sector. She’s now bringing this expertise to enhance and strengthen Mining.com.au role as Australia’s leading source of mining news.

Rebecca Page

Account Executive

Page is our Account Executive. It is in Page’s nature to look after people, which shows she is proactive and delivers exceptional customer experiences. When Page isn’t behind the screen, she is spending time with her family, or at the beach.

Angela East

Managing Editor

Managing Editor Angela East is an experienced business journalist and editor with over 15 years spent covering the resources and construction sectors. More recently Angela was working as a communications specialist handling media relations for junior resources companies.

Oliver Gray

Senior Reporter

Originally from Perth, Oliver has a keen interest in long-form journalism. He has written for a number of publications and was most recently Contributing Editor of The Market Herald’s opinion section, Art of the Essay.

Adam Drought

Reporter

Born and raised in the UK, Adam is a sports fanatic with an interest in Rugby League and UFC/MMA. When not training in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Adam attends Griffith University where he is completing his final year of a Communication & Journalism degree.

Aaliyah Rogan

Reporter

Relocated from the East Coast in New Zealand to Queensland Australia, Aaliyah is a fervent journalist who has a passion for storytelling. When Aaliyah isn’t writing stories, she is either spending time with friends and family or down at the beach.

Laura Abreu

Marketing Specialist

Master’s in SEO and SEM. Multi-skilled professional with 10+ years of experience in digital marketing. Passionate about A/B Testing, PPC performance and data. International experience: London, Bombay, Bali and Hong Kong.

Steve Schubert

Account Executive

Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Steve brings a decade of client-facing experience to his role representing mining.com.au in Canada. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography & Economics and a Certificate in Geomatics.