Dr (Hon) John Russell

Founder, Executive Chairman and Managing Director
Dr John Russell is the Founder and Managing Director of Russell Mineral Equipment which he started from his home office in 1985. Through determined innovation, a single-minded vision to make the difficult job of mill relining easier, faster and safer, John has shaped RME to become the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of grinding mill relining technologies.

John Russell

Peter Rubie

Non-Executive Director
Peter Rubie joined RME in 1989 as the company’s third employee. Right from the start, Peter proved instrumental in the design and development of the technology suite known as the RME Mill Relining System, including working on RME’s first Mill Relining Machine (MRM #1), commissioned in late 1990.

Peter Rubie

Teresa Hooper

Board Advisor
Teresa Hooper joined the Russell Mineral Equipment board as an advisor in 2008 to which she has brought her extensive industry experience, strong accounting and financial interpretation skills, and IT proficiency to the table.

Teresa Hooper

Max Wijasuriya

Non-Executive Board Member
Mr Wijasuriya has over 20 years of global senior management experience with most recent roles including Managing Director of Schenck Process, Vice President Minerals – China, North & South East Asia for FLSmidth and Vice President – Capital Equipment with Metso.

Max Wijasuriya