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Management Support Team


Perth Management Support Team

Dinesh Aggarwal

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary


Dinesh Aggarwal has over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance and business management in top corporate positions, both in Australia and overseas, and is the Founder and Managing Director of Fortuna Advisory Group.

Fortuna is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary practice with specialised divisions in Tax & Business Advisory, Legal Services, Mortgage Broking and Financial Planning.

Mr Aggarwal advises clients in Australia and overseas on tax matters and business services, and advises the Australian operations of several multinationals. He also handles tax disputes with the ATO including appeals to the AAT. He is the former Chairman of the Public Practice Committee of CPA Western Australia and is currently a member of the National Public Practice Advisory Committee of CPA Australia.

Named as one of Australia’s top three SME Tax Advisers in 2015 by the Tax Institute, Mr Aggarwal has also won the prestigious CPA Australia 40 Under 40 Young Business Leaders Award for 2012 and 2013.

In 2016, he was awarded the ISWA Personal Excellence Award. In 2018 Fortuna was a national finalist in the Australian Accounting Awards for Best Business Advisory Firm. The Fortuna Group also has a philanthropic arm - Fortuna Foundation.

Tina Newbon

Office Manager

Adv. Dip. Accounting, Adv. Dip. Business Administration

Tina Newbon joined Alara in 2011 as Executive Assistant to the CEO and has since been involved in many aspects of the business including office administration, human resources, corporate affairs, finance, leasing/relocation, ASX requirements and IT management.

Mrs Newbon is a highly experienced administrator with 19 years of administration, finance and project experience including BHP Billiton, WA Gas Networks, Shell Australia and BGC Blokpave.


Oman JV Management Support Team

Avigyan Bera



Avigyan Bera has over 13 years of experience in handling EPC projects in India and overseas. His experience and professionalism has seen him work in various countries including India, Zambia, South Africa, Liberia, Namibia, Mongolia, Iran, UAE, Bulgaria and Morocco to oversee major EPC Projects.

He started his career in process engineering for mineral beneficiation plants and complex chemical process plants, then migrated to project management & business development activities in India, Africa and the Middle East regions.

Mr Bera joined AHRL in June 2020. He brings a wealth of experience and technical knowledge resulting in the efficient execution of owner-managed projects through his vendor contacts and key knowledge in process engineering, project execution and overall management.

Venkatesan Ganesan

Corporate Financial Adviser (AHRL)


Venkatesan Ganesan joined Alara in September 2017. He runs a boutique advisory services firm in Dubai and India.

Mr Ganesan has spent over 15 years in a Big-4 financial advisory practice and has advised a variety of industrial clients on transactional matters. He also spent six years in an upstream E&P business at the start of his career. Mr Ganesan is currently assisting Alara in optimising development stage capital.

Fadi Zenaty

Operations Manager (AHRL)

BSc IMS & Business Administration

Fadi Zenaty has over 15 years of professional experience in Saudi Arabia in mining and construction projects in the Middle East. He brings a vast knowledge of corporate operations and economic evaluation in building projects from inception.

Mr Zenaty was a key person in obtaining the exploration and mining licences for Alara's Al Khnaiguiyah Zinc-Copper Project and other key mining projects. He has a wide and solid knowledge of the governmental processes in the Middle East. He brings a strong track record of navigating the governmental rules and technical mining information requirements to ensure project success.

Mr Zenaty has significant experience in day-to-day corporate operations related to management, finance and engineering requirements for the projects that he leads. His background also includes specialised roles in organisational systems analysis and IT development in improving the overall operations of the corporations which he is engaged in improving.

Rexin Kamilas

Finance and Administrative Manager

BACS, M.Com, Tally

Rexin Kamilas is a business administration officer with over 14 years of administrative and accounting experience in Oman and India. He joined Alara in 2011 as an administrative and accounting assistant. He has been involved in various business operations related to administration, banking, insurance, finance, procurements and logistics.

Mr Kamilas has utilised his experiences and skills in improving the administrative and financal system in the organisation and providing his full support to the team to build a robust management system resulting in a solid foundation for future corporate developments.

Mr Kamilas has a key role in supporting the preparation of the consolidated financial reports of Alara.

Nehal Hasan Warsi


BSc (Geology Honours), MSc (Applied Geology), PGD (Hydrogeology), Cert.Disaster Mgmt

Nehal Warsi is a geologist with over 15 years of experience. He has been involved in mineral exploration and mining, water well drilling and other scientific research projects in India, the Middle East and Africa. Having worked both locally and internationally, his expertise in mineral exploration and resource projects for various metals, rocks and industrial minerals is invaluable to the Company.

Mr Warsi was the senior project geologist on site in charge of the resource drilling program for the Alara's Khnaiguiyah Zinc-Copper Project in Saudi Arabia that led to the successful completion of a DFS. He has also worked as a geologist on the Al Ajal and Al Wash-hi deposits in Oman with Pilatus Resources.

Lakshman R. Muthyam

Company Secretary (AHRL)


Lakshman Muthyam is an experienced administration and information technology
professional with over 7 years of experience in India and Oman.

Mr Muthyam joined AHRL in April 2019 and oversees AHRL corporate governance. He also has a key role in developing and improving corporate information management systems and infrastructure. He brings a wide range of administrative support experience related to office management and IT support. Along with his bachelor’s degree in science, he also has a certificate in contract law and justice from Harvard University.