MEVCO is electrifying light vehicles, to power a sustainable future

We enable the world’s leading EV technology for light vehicles to be tailored to the needs of the mining sector.

We have partnered with Exro Technologies to convert models to all-electric battery-powered vehicles, accelerating the transition a zero-emission future.

Through MEVCO, the mining industry can now access the best Electric Light Vehicles, to achieve high performance, low total cost of ownership, and contribute positively to the goal of Net Zero Greenhouse Gases.

Our mission is to revolutionise the mining industry by making sustainable and efficient electric fleets easy to deploy and manage to ensure the safety and well-being of workers and the environment.

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CEO & Executive Director

Matt Cahir

Matt is a seasoned executive with over 40 years of experience in the technology, motor vehicle, and mining industries. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a strong commitment to delivering high customer value and has a passion for technology.

Matt began his career in the software and telecommunications industries and has since gained a reputation as an inspiring leader with a focus on strategic and process-driven management. Throughout his time in these industries, Matt has successfully led global organisations, managing teams of over 300 people and taking full P&L responsibility for many businesses.

Matt has extensive experience in various functions, including sales, marketing, operations, customer delivery, and infrastructure, and has a track record of leading organisations through complex challenges and ensuring that they are delivering customer value.

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Non Executive Director

Anna Shave

Anna joined the RCF team in a dual role as Managing Director, RCF Innovation / Director APAC, Investor Relations, Anna has had widespread experience in the investment and mining industry both in Australia and abroad, She also holds position on the Board of Australian Investment Council and Foundation for the WA Museum.

Anna’s varied background and expertise in both investing in, advising, and raising capital for, these stakeholder groups place her in a unique position to have a broad understanding of how various private capital classes can support mining companies through their various stages of growth and innovation.

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Non Executive Director

Lex McArthur

Lex co-founded Jolimont Capital with Charles Gillies, where they both worked together from 2003 to 2012 to complete 30 technology investments. Prior roles include founder and CEO of ADI, a technology seed investor, and CEO of Emerge CMC, a joint venture between Oracle, NEC, Telstra, and four major universities. His mining industry experience includes time as a Mining Engineer at Mt Isa in Queensland.

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Non Executive Director

Derek Proudian

Derek Proudian is a Silicon Valley venture investor, start-up CEO, and entrepreneur.

He has served as the CEO of six venture-capital backed companies, including Zip2 (Elon Musk’s first company, which he sold to Compaq for over $300 million). Derek has worked as a general partner at the venture capital firm Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV), a venture partner at Morgan Stanley Ventures, and as an R&D manager at Hewlett-Packard Labs. As a general partner at MDV he was part of a team credited with delivering $3.5 billion in returns to limited partners from an initial $225 million investment.

As a founding board member, Derek has helped shepherd a number of companies to successful exits, including: mSpot, which was sold to Samsung in 2012 for $50 million; Daintree Networks, which was sold to General Electric in 2016 for $100 million; SquareTrade, which was sold to Allstate in January 2017 for $1.4 billion; and Newtrax Technologies, which was sold to Sandvik AB in June 2019 for $70 million.

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Chief Operating Officer

Anthony Bettanin

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Chief Financial Officer

Scott Perry

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Technical Director

Ryan Stimpson

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Strategy Director

Jack Rickey

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Director of Marketing

Penny Swan

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Program Director

Diego Ghirardi

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Program Director

Brendan Barry

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Regional Sales Director – APAC

Simon Waghorn

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Regional Sales Director – NAM

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ADVISORS

Charles Gillies

Charles Gillies

Charles is a co-founder of  Jolimont Capital. Charles has 21 years of private equity experience working with management teams on financing, restructurings, and marketing. Prior roles include membership of investment committees, consulting, marketing, and corporate advisory.

Andrew Jessett

Andrew Jessett

Andrew is an experienced leader and entrepreneur, with over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining RCF Jolimont, Andrew was founder, chief executive officer, and director of leading mining technology firm MineWare Pty Ltd. In 2017, Andrew successfully oversaw the acquisition of the MineWare business by Komatsu Ltd.

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Mark Cutifani (CBE)

Mark is widely recognised for his leadership in and contributions to the global mining industry.  He was recently awarded Commander of the Order of British Empire for his services. He is a Director of Total Energies, Director Laing O’Rourke and Chairman Vale Energy Transition Metals. He’s the former CEO and Director of Anglo American, former CEO of AngloGold Ashanti and the former Chair and Director of the International Council on Mining and Metals.

Tony ONeill

Tony O’Neill

Tony is a highly regarded mining industry leader. Former Group Director –Technical and Sustainability for Anglo American, and a former Director of De Beers, Kumba Iron Ore, Amplats and AngloGold Ashanti.

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Leigh Clifford

Leigh is an industry leader in mining and aviation. Former CEO of Rio Tinto and former Chairman of Qantas. He started his career as a mining engineer and was CEO of the Rio Tinto Group from 2000 to 2007. He received the Companion of the Order of Australia in 2022.