Mr Matt Hogan was formerly an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of United Minerals Corporation NL (UMC), which successfully discovered the Railway Iron Ore DSO deposit in the Central Pilbara. In February 2010, UMC was acquired by BHP Billiton for AUD$204 million.
Mr Hogan was instrumental in the ASX listing of Iron Ore Holdings Limited (IOH). IOH achieved a market capitalisation of over AUS $200 million, and that company was ultimately acquired by BC Iron Limited for AUS $250 million. Mr Hogan was employed by the IOH and assisted the Board and management in that particular role.
Mr Hogans's earlier career spanned several decades in the stock broking industry as an authorised representative and where he specialised in corporate transactions at several firms, including Hogan and Partners.