Board of Commisioners PT Vale Indonesia Tbk

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Board of Commisioners PT Vale Indonesia Tbk

The Board of Commisioner provides stewardship to PT Vale's business. They oversee financial, operational, enviromental and social responsibility matters, and take a leadership role in ensuring excellence in governance practices.

Mark James Travers - President Commissioner  

President Commissioner

Mark James Travers

Prior to joining Vale Inco in 2001, Mr. Mark James Travers was a Senior Associate practicing corporate and securities law at a large firm in Toronto, Canada. He joined Vale Inco in June 2001 as Assistant General Counsel and based in Toronto. In January 2005 he was made Associate General Counsel and then he was appointed as the Deputy General Counsel, Asia/Pacific in September 2007, a position he held until he was appointed as Vale Inco’s General Counsel in June 2008. He leads a global legal team within Vale Inco consisting of lawyers located in Canada, Indonesia, China, New Caledonia and the USA.

In April 2009, in addition to his responsibilities as General Counsel, Mark assumed the duties as the head of Corporate Affairs for Vale Inco. In 2012, he became the Executive Vice President of Legal, and then became Executive Vice President of Legal and Sustainability in 2015, both at Vale Base Metals.

In May 2019, Mr Travers was appointed as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Vale Base Metals.

Mr Travers graduated from a Bachelor of Laws degree from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada, in 1993, Mr. Travers received Bachelor of Arts (Honors) and Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Luiz Fernando Landeiro - Commissioner  


Luiz Fernando Landeiro

Mr. Luiz Fernando Landeiro Jr. has more than 18 years of management experience in international companies, including in Brazil Brazil, Malaysia and Canada.

Mr. Landeiro began his career as a trainee at Coca Cola, Porto Real in 1999 and was immediately promoted as a sales manager within his first year where his main responsibilities included the development of marketing plans and sales strategies, including selection, management and training of staff through an onboarding program.

Mr. Landeiro’s journey with Vale started in mid-2001 where Mr. Landeiro initially worked as a railway operations engineer, succeeding to the position of Carajas Railway Operations Director in 2009 where he was responsible for managing and developing multiple international railway projects. From August 2013 to June 2016, Mr. Landeiro served as the Southeast Port Operations Executive Manager responsible for the operation and maintenance process in ports and other distribution centers, managing more than 4,000 people across Brazil with a view to increasing productivity, safety and cost efficiency. In July 2016, Mr. Landeiro was tasked with leading the business development and operations ramp up in Malaysia as Malaysian Country Manager.

From March 2018 to the present day, due to his extensive experience in managing global and complex organizations, and having held senior leadership posts at Vale S.A. for more than 10 years, Mr. Landeiro has been acting Integrated Planning Director in Vale Base Metals in Canada where Mr. Landeiro implements the integrated business planning across Base Metals Operations.

Mr. Landeiro Jr. holds Bachelor Degree in civil engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 2001. Mr. Landeiro also attended a post graduate program in logistics at Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo in 2002 and obtained an MBA from Fundacao Dom Cabral, Nova Lima in Brazil in 2006. Mr. Landeiro attended a post MBA program at Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, in Illinois, United States, also in 2006. During the course of 2010-2012, Mr. Landeiro also took leadership programs in the United States and Switzerland.

Cory McPhee - Commissioner  


Cory McPhee

Mr. Cory McPhee was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. After studying science at Laurentian University and journalism at Cambrian College, he worked in daily newspapers for five years as a reporter, columnist and editor. He began his career at Inco Limited in 1989 in the Public Affairs Department since Vale acquired Inco in October 2006.

Mr. McPhee moved to Vale Base Metals in Toronto, Canada, as Director of Corporate Affairs in May of 2007 and named as Vice-President of Corporate Affairs and Communications in July of 2009. After Sustainability added to his accountabilities in September 2018, he is now the Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, Communications and Sustainability. He is also the Co-Chair of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce and Vice-Chair of the Mining Association of Canada.

Nobuhiro Matsumoto - Commissioner  


Nobuhiro Matsumoto

Nobuhiro Matsumoto is currently the General Manager of Non-Ferrous Metals Division of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (“Sumitomo”), a position that he has held since June 2018. In this role, he is responsible for strategy and operation and business development of NonFerrous Metals division.

He has held various R & D, operation and project management positions in the field of NonFerrous Metals, particularly nickel, in his career Sumitomo, and served as a Plant Manager of Coral Bay Nickel Corporation (Philippines), a Plant Manager of Niihama Nickel Refinery succeeded by a General Manager of Business Administration Department, Non-Ferrous Metals Division prior to assuming his current position.

Mr. Matsumoto obtained his ME in Metallurgy from Kyushu Institute of Technology, andjoined Sumitomo in 1987.

Raden Sukhyar - Independent Commissioner  

Independent Commissioner

Raden Sukhyar

Dr. R. Sukhyar received his Bachelor Degree in Geology Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). In 1990 he obtained his Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Earth Science from Monash University – Melbourne, Australia.

In 1981 he joined to Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR). From 1998 until 1999, he assumed as Director of Volcanology, before he was assigned as Secretary of Directorate General of Geology and Mineral Resources. In 2005 he was assigned as Assistant to Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources for Communication and Information Affairs. In 2008 he was appointed as Head of Geological Agency, MEMR. He was assigned as Director General of Mineral and Coal, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources from 2013 until 2015. He is now assigned as an assistant to the Minister of Industry for Metal, Natural Gas and Natural Resources Affairs.

From 2002 until 2008 he was appointed as Commissioner of PT. Timah Tbk and as Commissioner of PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy from 2005 until 2009. From 2012 until 2015 he was appointed as President Commissioner of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk.

In 1991 he received Lasut Charter Award from Indonesia Geologists Association. In 2009 he was awarded Merit Medal for Working Dedication (Wirakarya) by President of Republic of Indonesia. In 2011 he was entitled Energy and Mineral Resources Extra-Ordinary Performance (Dharma Karya) by Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. In 2012 he gained Ultimate Service Performance Star (Bintang Jasa Utama) by the President of the Republic of Indonesia. He has also Geothermal Medal of Legacy from Geothermal Education of ITB.

Dr. R Sukhyar was in charge in strategic policy making such as the chairman of Mineral and Coal Mining Bill Drafting which then became Law on Mineral and Coal Mining No.4/2009; chairman of Geothermal Bill Drafting which then became Law on Geothermal No.27/2003 and chairman of Working Group for Coal and Mineral Added Value Policy. He is now a member of Working Group of Energy and Mineral Resources, National Committee for Economy and Industry (KEIN).

Dr. R. Sukhyar is now the Chairman of Indonesia Smelters and Mineral Processing Association. He was an adviser in several professional and education organizations such as Indonesia Geothermal Association (IGA), Indonesia Geologists Association (IAGI), Indonesia Soil Scientists Association (HATI), Indonesia Mining Professional Association (PERHAPI) and Magister Geothermal Education of ITB. He chaired the Steering Committee of Cooperating Committee for Geoscience Programs in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) from 2010-2013, and now as the Honorary Advisor of this organization. He is also adviser for The Association of Mining and Energy Provincial Offices.

Updated: January, 2020