First Amongst Equals
Non-Executive Chairman, Chancellor, Councillor, Director
Atlas Iron, Murdoch University, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Giving West
David Flanagan is the non-executive chairman of Atlas Iron, having founded the company in 2004 as managing director. Prior to that Mr Flanagan, who is a trained geologist, was exploration manager with Gindalbie Gold. He is a former non-executive director of Shaw River Manganese, in which Atlas holds a significant interest. Mr Flanagan sits on the board of Youth Focus, GivingWest, Australian Mining Hall of Fame, WA Academy of Performing Arts, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the WA Business Advisory Board for the Leukaemia Foundation, and is patron for Many Rivers Microfinance. Mr Flanagan was the recipient of the 2009 Business News40under40 First Amongst Equals award.