Mr John O’Reilly is a Director of Lihir Gold Ltd and was "last appointed to the Board in March 2003 as a director nominated by Rio Tinto. Former Chief Executive Officer and director of Lihir Gold Limited and former Managing Director of Lihir Management Company Limited from the company’s formation in 1995 until 1998. Thereafter a director appointed by Rio Tinto between 1998 and November 2002. Currently Head of Technology for the Rio Tinto Group. Mr O’Reilly is also a director of Zar Kuh Mining Company in Iran, and of AuSelect Limited and Lion Selection Group Limited.” 
- Lihir Gold Management Profile, Accessed June 2006.