Mr Andrew Beigel

Company Secretary / Chief Financial Officer

Mr Beigel has more than fifteen years’ corporate experience across a range of industries and has held executive positions with other ASX listed companies in the resources sector.  He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University and is a member of CPA Australia.


Mr Julio Nery

Head of Iron Ore

Mr Nery is a Brazilian Mining Engineer with 35 years´ experience in mining, mine planning and environmental management. Julio has extensive senior management experience, particularly in roles involving liaison with the Brazilian authorities regarding permitting, environmental issues and community relations.


Mr Mike Schmulian


Mr Schmulian has over 40 years’ experience in mining and exploration around the world with over 20 years based in Brazil and South America.

Mr Schmulian, formerly an Executive Director of ASX listed Mundo Minerals Ltd, managed the development of Mundo’s Engenho gold project, located in the same region as Crusader’s Posse Iron Project. As a result Mr Schmulian has established close contacts with many of the  government agencies and consultants in the local industry.

Mr Schmulian brings a wealth of experience and contacts to Crusader and his innovation and understanding of the Brazilian mining legislation and culture has been invaluable to Crusader as it progressed towards becoming a producer.

Mr Schmulian is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (F.Aus.IMM), a former vice-president of ADIMB, the Brazilian Agency for Technological Development of the Mining Industry and Chairman of ASX-listed BBX Minerals Ltd.