Dr Peter Cassidy is a Director of Lihir Gold Ltd and was "appointed to the Board in January, 2003. Dr Cassidy has over 34 years experience in the mining industry in Australia, Papua New Guinea, the USA and South East Asia. He was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Goldfields Limited from 1995 until his retirement in 2002, following the merger of Goldfields with Delta Gold Limited to form AurionGold Limited. He continued as a director of AurionGold until completion of its takeover by Placer Dome Limited in January, 2003. Dr Cassidy is also a non-executive director of Oxiana Limited, Zinifex Limited, Sino Gold Limited and Energy Developments Limited."