Mr Jordaan has been involved in the Stainless Steel production and raw material supply markets as well as rare metals markets for over 25 years. Sias held various roles within BHP Billton in South Africa, The Netherlands and Western Australia in the Stainless Steel, Ferro Chrome and Nickel divisions. As a result he has gained extensive experience in the procurement, marketing and logistics of various steel making metals. Sias was also involved in the management team that commissioned the Ravensthorpe Nickel Plant.
More recently he performed study work for Arafura Resources Ltd (2011-2015), specifically the Nolans Rare Earths Project located in the Northern Territory, including the study into a suitable offshore separation facility and the establishment of a Letter of Intent with a Korean based partner.
Sias has an accounting degree and is qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa. He also holds a Diploma in International Logistics from the University of Navara and is a licensed real estate and business agent in Western Australia.